26427-013: Secondary Towns Integrated Flood Protection (Phase 2)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The Project for integrated flood protection covers nine secondary towns in Bangladesh: Brahmanbaria, Gaibandha, Jamalpur, Kushtia, Manikganj, Munshiganj, Mymensingh, Rajshahi, and Sunamganj. The selected towns are prone to river flooding, river erosion, waterlogging, and flash floods. The poorer income groups, especially recently settled dwellers, are the most vulnerable to disaster. Lack of flood protection and inadequate drainage lead to waterlogging and overflowing of sewerage facilities, ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 26427-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2117
Loan No. 8220
Approval Date 16 Mar 2005
Closing Date 12 Dec 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 80,000
Geographical Location Bangladesh: Brahmanbaria, Gaibandha, Jamalpur, Kushtia, Maniganjk, Munshiganj, Mymensingh,Rajshahi and Sunamganj.
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Urban flood protection
Urban sanitation
Urban slum development
Urban solid waste management
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

 

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