Second Additional Financing to The Gambia COVID-19 Vaccine Preparedness and Response Project

The World Bank Group recently approved additional financing (AF) of $8 million to The Gambia COVID-19 preparedness and response project to support the country’s efforts towards fighting the pandemic. This is part of the Bank’s overall COVID-19 emergency response plan to support developing countries in tackling challenges and issues related to COVID-19. The AF aims to support vaccine acquisition, develop and implement a delivery and distribution plan, and strengthen the country’s capacity to successfully deliver COVID-19 vaccines at scale.