38327-012: Implementing the National Flood Management Strategy

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


In 2005, Ministry of Water Resources (MWR) supported by ADB technical assistance (TA 4327-PRC: National Flood Management Strategy Study), prepared a National Flood Management Strategy which enabled them to make the shift from employing traditional structural measures for reducing flood damage to a balanced approach using both structural and non-structural measures. As follow-up to this TA 4327-PRC, MWR proposed a new TA in implementing the National Flood Management Strategy at the provincial ... Read More

Country China, People's Republic of
Project Number 38327-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 7049
Approval Date 20 Dec 2007
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 200
Geographical Location Pilot trials were implemented in a typical mountainous area with serious flash flooding (Jiangxi province) and a typical flood plain with flood detention basins (Hunan province).
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Rural flood protection
Urban flood protection
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)


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