The World Bank approved a grant of $21.99 million to help Sudan mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Of the total amount provided, $6.5 million is provided by the Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Trust Fund (HEPRTF), and $15.49 million is provided by the Sudan Transition and Recovery Support Trust Fund (STARS), out of which the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia contributed US$10M.

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