As new infections rise in the region, Jordan announced that it is vaccinating refugees alongside the rest of the population
The move allows Sudan to access $1.5 billion annually in funds from the International Development Association (IDA), which is an arm of the World Bank.
Wolfensohn was his entire life also devoted to Jewish giving. The family foundation he set up, administered by his children, gave to a broad array of Jewish causes across denominations.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the PA could be forced to cut basic services, including medical ones, unless it found a way to make up the shortfall.
The World Bank began raising concerns in January about Lebanon's plans to build the large dam in the Bisri Valley, and put funding for the program under partial suspension on June 26.
According to the World Bank at least 68,000 Palestinian household have been harmed economically by the pandemic.
The new project aims to help create more high-quality jobs in the Palestinian IT sector, as well as help boost the capabilities of existing firms in the field.
In 2019 the Palestinian economy grew by only 1% due in part to low levels of investment, movement restriction, poor tax collection and a stand-off between the PA and Israel.
This funding will cover top priorities, including equipment and materials for infection and prevention control, laboratory diagnostics, isolation and case management.