Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust : Policy Proposals and Funding Strategy

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

April 2, 2020

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

In direct response to the COVID-19 crisis the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board has adopted some immediate enhancements to its Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust (CCRT) to enable the Fund to provide debt service relief for its poorest and most vulnerable members. The CCRT enables the IMF to deliver grants for debt relief benefiting eligible low-income countries in the wake of catastrophic natural disasters and major, fast-spreading public health emergencies.

Series:

Policy Paper No. 20/017

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

April 2, 2020

ISBN/ISSN:

9781513539454/2663-3493

Stock No:

PPEA2020017

Format:

Paper

Pages:

23

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