Palau: Health Expenditure and Livelihoods Support Program

Sovereign Project | 54245-001

Project Name Health Expenditure and Livelihoods Support Program
Project Number 54245-001
Country / Economy Palau
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3955-PAL: Health Expenditure and Livelihoods Support Program
Concessional ordinary capital resources lending US$ 20.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Health / Disease control of communicable disease - Health system development

Public sector management / Public expenditure and fiscal management - Social protection initiatives

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Government services and employment particularly in the health sector maintained, and the economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the private sector mitigated (CROSS Act)
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Adverse impacts of COVID-19 restrictions on the population and business reduced
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Health system's COVID-19 response measures strengthened

Social assistance compensating for economic losses borne by unemployed workers implemented

Economic relief for affected businesses delivered

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Rabanal, Rommel F.
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division PASP
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
3rd Floor, Executive Bldg, ROP Capitol
Ngerulmud, Melekeok State,P.O. Box 6011
Koror, PW 96940, Republic of Palau
Concept Clearance 25 Mar 2022
Fact Finding 05 May 2020 to 05 May 2020
MRM 23 Jun 2020
Approval 29 Jul 2020
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 29 Jul 2020

Loan 3955-PAL

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 25 Aug 2020 31 Jan 2021 - 13 Oct 2020
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 20.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 20.00 03 Aug 2022 20.00 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 03 Aug 2022 20.00 0.00 100%

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