More than 5 million People in Vietnam to Benefit from New WB-Financed RS & WS Program

More than 5 million people living in the poorest rural and mountainous areas of Vietnam are expected to benefit from improved access to sanitation and water supply, thanks to a $200 million credit approved today by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors. The funding supports the Results-based Scaling up Rural Sanitation and Water Supply Program, which aims to provide better water supply to 255,000 households and improve sanitation and water supply facilities at 2,720 schools and clinics in 21 provinces in the […]

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Mapping Vietnam’s Poverty Indicators by WB

The WB just launched the new MapVietnam website at www.worldbank.org/mapvietnam/ which provides access to socioeconomic data at the province and district level in both English and Vietnamese. The site is intended to be a resource for journalists, policymakers, researchers, and citizens looking for information on social and economic situations at a local level. The maps illustrate Vietnam’s wide diversity, which can be lost in aggregate statistics. It is available in both English and Vietnamese. Most of the information on the site […]

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