47923-014: URBAN-RURAL INTEGRATION WATER DISTRIBUTION PROJECT

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Description

Access to safe and reliable water is a basic human need that remains unmet for hundreds of millions in the PRC: one in two (700 million) are forced to consume water below WHO standards. Furthermore, an imbalance in the quality of water supply is observed. Rural and semi-urban communities are particularly disaffected, bearing disproportionate impact on economic livelihoods and health. About 53% of rural residents lack household tap connections, relying instead on wells and other communal ... Read More

Country China, People's Republic of
Borrower/Equity Investment Name CHINA WATER AFFAIRS GROUP LTD.
Project Number 47923-014
Type or Modality of Assistance TA
PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers 7395
Approval Date 03 Dec 2013
Sector Not yet classified
Subsector For Classification
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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