45520-001: Community Sanitation Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The project's overall goal is to give vulnerable households sustainable access to better sanitation in targeted regions of Samoa. The vast majority of Samoan households rely for their sanitation services on non-functioning, leaking septic tanks. This sanitation infrastructure pollutes groundwater and urban streams, damages such aquatic ecosystems as mangroves and coastal areas, and adversely impacts the residents' health. Samoa has the highest reported incidence of typhoid of all the Asian ... Read More

Country Samoa
Project Number 45520-001
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9166
Approval Date 31 Jul 2012
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Water Supply and Sanitation
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

 

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