Special Statement By The Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism
Republic of Liberia
April 20, 2015
The Government of Liberia is grateful to the World Bank Group and its partners for the conduct of a successful donors meeting on the margins of the Spring Meetings leading to the announcement, on Friday, of the provision of US$650 million during the next 12 to 18 months to help Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone recover from the impact of the Ebola crisis, and to advance their longer-term development needs. Additional commitments, also announced on Friday, included US$300 million from the African Development Bank, US$80 million from GAVI, and US$387 million from the Global Fund through 2017.