Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date 18 Apr 2007
PDS Updated as of 17 Mar 2014

Project Name Tsunami-Affected Areas Rebuilding Project
Country Sri Lanka
Project/Program Number 39144-013
Status Approved
Geographical Location In the Tsunami hit areas of Sri lanka
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector and/or Subsector Classification Multisector
/ Multisector
Thematic Classification Environmental sustainability
Gender equity
Social development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories

Financing

Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Loan2167Asian Development Fund7,000
Grant0006Asian Tsunami Fund150,000
Grant0045Dutch Grant8,735
Grant0011European Community Grant16,000
Loan8221Agence Francaise de Developpement13,500
TOTAL US$ 195,235

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Description

The objective of the TAARP is to rapidly improve the living conditions and well-being of a significant number of people in the tsunami-affected areas by restoring basic social infrastructure, community and public services, and livelihoods. TAARP will address the needs of tsunami-affected people through numerous subprojects in a variety of sectors selected and formulated in response to requests from tsunami-affected people and the Government.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Improved living conditions and well being of a significant number of people in the tsunami affected areas.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Basic social infrastructure, community services, and livelihood restored in the project areas.
Progress Towards Outcome
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Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Component A: Legal Assistance, Governance, Anti-Corruption Assistance to access legal entitlement Component B: North East Community development Livelihood: Assistance to rebuild damaged livelihoods and create new opportunities Small enterprises for vulnerable groups (women based initiatives) Coastal Management: Assistance to develop a coastal resources and environmental management plan Component C: Road rehabilitation and reconstruction National Roads Reconstruction of A & B class national roads, culverts, bridges Improvements to drainage along the national roads Improvements in road safety Access Roads: Reconstruction of C, D & E class access roads, local roads, culverts, irrigation and village roads Component D: Water Supply and Sanitation Expansion of distribution schemes to cover new resettled areas Provision of communitybased common wells, and small schemes Provision of individual sanitation facilities Component E: Southern Province Reconstruction Village Development: Reestablishment of community based organizations, reconstruction of village level basic infrastructure facilities Provision of shelter1 to tsunami affected communities. Livelihood: Small enterprises for vulnerable groups (women based initiatives) Institutional Development and Capacity Building: Reconstruction of damaged local government district offices. Component F: Coastal Resources Management Coastal Management: Repairs and extension of the coastal stabilization structures. Repairs to the fisheries harbors2 Replanting in coastal areas Livelihoods: Provision of boats and fishing gear to fishermen societies Establishment of fisheries-related ancillary units (boat building yards). Component G: Rural Finance Component H: NECORD Basic Community and Institutional Infrastructure: Reestablishment of damaged or construction of new local government and district offices Reconstruction of damaged basic community infrastructure Reconstruction of small and medium town schemes Provision of community based common wells, and small schemes Provision of individual sanitation facilities Village Development: Establishment of community based organizations, reconstruction of village level basic infrastructure facilities, improvement to saving habits, make the women self reliant, training in self-help Establishment of common recreation facilities for children and elders for post-trauma recuperation Provision of shelter to conflict and tsunami affected communities
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
1. Legal Aid Commission (LAC) centers functioning in Akkaraipattu, Matara, Balapitiya, Kalmunai, Colombo, Galle, Hambantoa, Ampara, Jaffna, Trincomale, and Kalutara. 1657 families helped to get legal documents, 8005 court actions filed by the LAC officers, and 7268 client consultations were provided. Mobile Clinic held at Katugoda in Galle District issued 188 documents to the Tsunami affected people. 1. Nine Mediation Boards have been established under the Component. One Mediation Board is to be established in Jaffna by the end of 2009. 358 mediators have been given advanced training. Eight programmes conducted in Hambantota, Matara and Galle Districts. 3. 2193 government officials have been trained by 2009.18 Governance Based Intervention Programs have been held to date. 4. No budget provided to this component yet as a lot of work has been done by all development partners and it is not clear what has been achieved to date, PMU is working on coordinating and coming up with a global status on what has been achieved and what remained to be done. Meanwhile LAC centers arel supporting this activity. 5. No activity being carried out under ADB grant as 90% registration work already completed by other development partners. ADB will finance the recruitment of a Tamil translator. 6. PMU established a monthly national coordination and district level meeting of all development partners. MOJ. PMU has published booklets containing information about laws relevant to Tsunami affected persons that distributed. 7. Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has now taken over this compoennt.This component is now financed by IDLO. 8. PMU in operation since September2006. Most procurement of office equipment for LAC Centers and PMU completed. 1. 1595 community sub-projects were screened by the project office. Divisional coordinating committees have approved 1446 proposals. Work has been commenced for 1422 subprojects, and 1391 have been completed. 2. In Northern & Eastern Province, out of 331 GN divisions, 354 WRDS have been formed and strengthened to support livelihood development activities. Under Livelihood Grant, 358 WRDS formed/Strengthened for livelihood micro credit activities. Rs. 297.21 million grant released to WRDS for the revolving fund program. Consultants: Domestic consultants: Two packages worth $0.6 million awarded for design. Consultants mobilized in September 2005. Work completed in June 2006 International Consultant for construction supervision: Agreements signed for consultants for construction supervision for South and South East on 27 February 2007. Work will be completed in March 2010. Performance Audit: Consultants have been appointed for construction supervision and performance audit.The inception report was delivered on 15 October 2007 and the first audit report was delivered on 23 April 2008. The third and fourth performance audit reports for the six month periods ending 30 June and 31 December 2008 respectively were submitted to SLRM on 18 December 2009. Civil Works: ICB package C4: Contract awarded for ICB package C4 (Matara-Hambantota-Wellawaya) to a Joint venture with domestic preference in January 2007. This package was successfully completed and handed over ahead of program in October 2009. ICB package C3: Contract awarded for ICB package C3 Siyambalanduwa-Pottuvil-Akkaraipattu in March 2008. The contract is expected to be completed by end September 2010.The overall physical progress as of February 2010 is 81.76%. 7 NCB packages (NRC3, NRC5, NRC1,NRC2, NRC6, NRC7 and NRC8) have been awarded and physical progress as of February 2010 is 94.00%, 68.43%, 87%, 85%, 97.25%, 32.91% and 48.4% respectively. Minor change in scope carried out with EU for the additional funds in June 2007. Rs 3.69 million has been reallocated from Rural Finance component (G) and other components to component C in December 2007. Minor reallocation ($700,015) was carried out from component C to component G in June 2008 4 contract packages have been selected from the Southern Province and 3 has been already awarded. The overall progress is 95% as of February 2010. 1 Contract package was terminated. In Western Province, 1 contract package has been awarded and completed. In Hambantota District, 15 subprojects have been identified and 13 have been completed. Physical progress is 96.35%. In Batticaloa District, 11 subprojects have been identified and 6 subprojects complete. Physica progress is 91.27%. In Trincomalee District, 6 subprojects have been identified, 3 completed and 3 under implementation.Physical progress is 69% as of February 2010. (1) Review Mission on 4.4.2006: Site visit to Mirijjiwala/Hambantota transmission line. Laying in progress and should be able to complet by the time the towers are ready (2) Review Mission 12-15 March 2007 (3) Attended the PPCC meeting on 12.07.2007 to review progress (4) Midterm Review Mission conducted from 21 April 2008 to 08 May 2008 (5) Review Mission conducted from 21-24 November and 11-19 December 2008 272 subprojects (1261 works) worth of Rs 3,485 million from all sectors were approved by Provincial Project Coordinating Committee (PPCC). All 3 districts covered. Tenders for 486 works were called and 434 tenders were awarded and 427 works have been completed and handed over. Progressive payments have been made to 1070 fully damaged houses and 1969 partly damaged houses under the owner driven housing program in the Western and Southern Provinces. (1) Review Mission from 24-26 April 2006 (2) Review Mission from 22-24 November 2006 (3) Review Mission from 12-15 March 2007 (4) Revies Misson from 22-25 March 2007 (5) Review Mission from 22-26 October 2007 (6) Midterm Review Mission conducted from 21 April 2008 to 08 May 2008 (7) Review Mission from 18-20 January 2010
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2011 Feb 17
Consulting Services
Consultants for the road rehabilitation and rebuilding component will be selected from existing consultant design firms already engaged in ongoing road sector projects in Sri Lanka, subject to satisfactory performance, base don bio-data proposals and using the quality and cost based method of selection. Consulting design services required for all remaining tsunami-related components will be engaged through direct selection, typically through an extension of an existing contract.
Procurement
Procurement will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement, and the Government's tender procedures acceptable to ADB. For civil works contracts with estimated value greater than $5 million, procurement will be in accordance with international competitive bidding procedures. For contracts with estimated values of $5 million and below, procurement will be in accordance with local competitive bidding procedures acceptable to ADB, using single-stage, two-envelope procedures where relevant, and bidding periods of at least 21 days. For tsunami-related procurement, local competitive bidding periods can be reduced to 15 days.
Procurement and Consulting Notices
http://www.adb.org/projects/39144-013/business-opportunities

Timetable

Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 15 Feb 2005 to 28 Feb 2005
Management Review Meeting 18 Mar 2005
Approval 14 Apr 2005
Last Review Mission

Milestones

Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Grant 0006 14 Apr 2005 28 Apr 2005 28 Jul 2005 30 Jun 2009 31 Dec 2010 01 Apr 2011
Grant 0011 14 Apr 2005 28 Apr 2005 28 Jul 2005 30 Jun 2009 31 Dec 2010 10 Feb 2011
Grant 0045 26 Jun 2006 24 Oct 2005 26 Jun 2006 31 Dec 2006 30 Sep 2007 01 Jul 2009

Utilization

Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
19 Apr 2014 Grant 0006 156,643 0 104.00%
19 Apr 2014 Grant 0011 67,029 0 97.00%
19 Apr 2014 Grant 0045 8,042 0 92.00%
Cumulative Disbursements
19 Apr 2014 Grant 0006 148,331 0 99.00%
19 Apr 2014 Grant 0011 67,029 0 97.00%
19 Apr 2014 Grant 0045 8,042 0 92.00%

Status of Covenants

Covenants are categorized under the following categories—audited accounts, safeguards, social, sector, financial, economic, and others. Covenant compliance is rated by category by applying the following criteria: (i) Satisfactory—all covenants in the category are being complied with, with a maximum of one exception allowed, (ii) Partly Satisfactory—a maximum of two covenants in the category are not being complied with, (iii) Unsatisfactory—three or more covenants in the category are not being complied with. As per the 2011 Public Communications Policy, covenant compliance ratings for Project Financial Statements apply only to projects whose invitation for negotiation falls after 2 April 2012.

Approval No. Category
Sector Social Financial Economic Others Safeguards Project Financial Statements
Loan 2167 Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory
Grant 0006 Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory
Grant 0045 Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory
Grant 0011 Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory
Loan 8221

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Nissanka Salgado (nsalgado@adb.org)
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Sri Lanka Resident Mission
Executing Agencies Task Force for Rebuilding the Nation (TAFREN)
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Links

Project Website http://www.adb.org/projects/39144-013/main
List of Project Documents http://www.adb.org/projects/39144-013/documents