42391-012: Port Vila Urban Development Project
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
Vanuatu is geographically located in the "ring of fire" and the "cyclone belt" of the Pacific. Overall, the country is extremely vulnerable to natural disasters and is the world's most vulnerable country out of 111 countries, assessed according to the Commonwealth Vulnerability Index. It is at risk from a wide range of climate-related hazards - more than most other Pacific countries. These hazards include coastal erosion, tropical cyclones, floods, landslides, and drought, which are ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 7345
|Approval Date||10 Jun 2011|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||600|
|Geographical Location||Port Vila, Vanuatu|
Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
|Subsector||Urban policy, institutional and capacity development|
Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)|
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