31501-013: Secondary Towns and Rural Community-Based Water Supply and Sanitation

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall goal of the Project is to contribute to poverty alleviation efforts and to promote human development, by improving access to safe water and sanitation of poor populations, thereby decreasing water borne diseases and reducing the amount of resouces spent in these activities. The Project objectives are to (a) provide safe water to 969,000 people and sanitation to 171,500 in five urban areas and in the rural districts of Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura; and (b) increase the capacity ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 31501-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 1993
Loan No. 2757
Loan No. 2758
Approval Date 16 Jan 2003
Closing Date 26 Feb 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 77,900
Geographical Location Towns of Batticaloa, Hambantota, Muttur and Polonnaruwa. Rural areas of Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura and Batticaloa Districts, Sri Lanka
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Rural sanitation
Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development
Rural water supply services
Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
Urban sanitation
Urban water supply
Strategic Agendas 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

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