31501-023: Secondary Towns and Rural Community-Based Water Supply and Sanitation Project (Supplementary Loans)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall goal of the Project is to reduce poverty and promote human development by reducing the incidence of waterborne diseases and reducing the time and resources that households spend in acquireing water. The Project objectives is to provide safe drinking water and safe sanitation to people in project areas. The Project will also augment existing water schemes and invest in new water schemes in rural and urban areas. Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 31501-023
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2276
Loan No. 2275
Approval Date 29 Nov 2006
Closing Date 08 Oct 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 60,000
Geographical Location The Project was designed to assist people living in the rural areas of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa(North Central Province), Batticaloa and Muttur, (North-East Province), and Hambantota (Southern Province).
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Urban water supply
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: B
Indigenous People: C

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