Djibouti - Emergency Relief Support 12.04.2004

Project Summary

Approval Date 13 May 2004
Signature Date 25 May 2004
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2004
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2005
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Social
DAC Sector Code 13010
Environmental Category 3
Commitment U.A 325,928.24
Status Completion

Project General Description

The proposed project concerns emergency humanitarian assistance amounting to US $ 500,000 (US $ 500,000 to the Government of Djibouti to deal with the disasters caused by the floods of April 12, 2004. Indeed, on the night of Monday 12 to Tuesday 13 April 2004, heavy rains caused severe flooding in the city of Djibouti which experienced the overflow of Oued Ambouli. This is the most severe weather that has occurred in the last ten years the Republic of Djibouti. Faced with this disaster, the government of the Republic of Djibouti has launched a call for national and international solidarity to help the affected populations. This assistance from the Bank is complementary and aims at consolidating the action of the Government and other partners.

Project Objectives

The objective of this humanitarian aid is, on the one hand, to contribute to alleviate the suffering of the populations victims of the floods, on the other hand, to prevent the epidemic risks linked to precarious conditions of hygiene and sanitation in the zones affected.


The project will mainly benefit disaster victims estimated at around 100,000 people including 1,500 homeless people.

Participating Organization

Special Relief Funds
World Food Program (WFP)


IATI identifier 46002-P-DJ-IC0-001
Last Update 12 May 2021


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Geographic Location

Country Djibouti