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Delivering Social Protection in the Midst of Conflict and Crisis : The Case of Yemen (English)

Despite a situation of an active violent conflict, the Yemen Emergency CrisisResponse Project continues to deliver services and cash to the poor and vulnerablenationwide. This paper captures lessons learned from this innovative and pioneering project,which will be particularly relevant for shaping the World Bank's crisis response under IDA 18.


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    Al-Ahmadi,Afrah Alawi, De Silva,Samantha

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    Yemen, Republic of

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    Delivering Social Protection in the Midst of Conflict and Crisis : The Case of Yemen

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Al-Ahmadi,Afrah Alawi De Silva,Samantha

Delivering Social Protection in the Midst of Conflict and Crisis : The Case of Yemen (English). Social protection and labor discussion paper,no. 1801 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.