Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 23 Jul 2014

Project Name Flood Damage Emergency Reconstruction Project
Country Cambodia
Project/Program Number 46009-001
Status Approved
Geographical Location
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 Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Transport
/ Irrigation#Road transport (non-urban)#Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming

Financing

Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Loan3125Asian Development Fund75,000
Loan2852Asian Development Fund55,000
Grant0285Australian Grant6,683
Grant0285Australian Grant5,250
Counterpart 6,930
TOTAL US$ 148,863

Safeguard Categories

For more information about the safeguard categories, please see http://www.adb.org/site/safeguards/safeguard-categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Environmental Management Plans (EMPs) for roads and irrigation projects have been prepared. EMPs have been incorporated into the civil works bidding documents and in the contracts. The initial environmental examinations (IEEs) have also been prepared. The EA/IAs, consultants and ADB Project team are monitoring implementation of EMPs closely.
Involuntary Resettlement
A resettlement framework was prepared prior to project approval. The subprojects approved so far are classified as Category C for involuntary resettlment.
Indigenous Peoples
The Project is not affecting indiginous people as defined under ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement (2009).

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
The project team have had numerious consultations with relevant government ministries, including the National Committee for Disaster Management, and selected development partners during the Reconnaissance Mission in December and Fact-finding mission in January-Feb 2012.
During Project Implementation
The project team have conducted consultations with the relevant Government ministries and project beneficiaries during project review missions and site visits.

Description

The project will rehabilitate infrastructure (national, provincial, and rural roads and irrigation facilities) damaged by the 2011 flood to be implemented from April 2012 to March 2015.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

ADB received high level request from the Royal Government of Cambodia to provide emergency assistance to rehabilitate flood damaged infrastructure.

Development Impact

Economic and social recovery from the 2011 floods in project provinces

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Restoration of critical public and social infrastructure assets to their original standards or better
Progress Towards Outcome
All stage 2 construction works have been completed in October 2013 and work progress under ten Stage 3 subprojects was about 80% complete.

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
National and provincial roads damaged by floods (including bridges and culverts) rehabilitated and reconstructed Rural roads damaged by floods (including bridges and culverts) rehabilitated and reconstructed Irrigation facilities rehabilitated and reconstructed Project managed and monitored efficiently
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
2.8 km of DBST detour road NR11/dyke in Prey Veng and 8.5 km of PR270 in Kampong Cham completed; 8.1 km of PR 270 under reconstruction and paved with DBST; 34.4 km of PR 159 in Banteay Meanchey province under construction. All contracts expected to be completed by mid-2015. In Stage 2, reconstruction of bridge in Prey Veng ; reconstruction of Baray Lex Bridge at Km 88 on NR 11; and reconstruction of Koh Roka bridge in Kampong Cham completed. For Stage 3, 5 bridges along National Road (NR) 11; 6 bridges and 4 box culverts along Provincial Road (PR) 270 in Kampong Cham province have been completed. Around 30% of unskilled labor hired are women. Five Stage 2 contracts for reconstruction of 275.2 km of rural roads with a total contract awards amount of $7.341 million completed; completion certificates and defect liability certificates issued. For Stage 3, five contract packages awarded , comprising placement of laterite on 168.7 km of rural roads and rehabilitation of 165 structures (2 bridges, 38 box culverts and 125 pipe culverts). Overall, implementation progress for this component is ahead of schedule and all contracts expected to be completed by December 2014. Roughness index of 7 achieved for all laterite re-habilitated roads Around 35.3% of unskilled labor hired are women. Civil works construction of Stage 2 subprojects have been completed by October 2013 and are under defect liability for one year. The ten sub-projects are capable of irrigating 13,911 ha. Civil works of Stage 3 subprojects commenced construction works in late 2013 and early 2014. The progress of civil works for all ten Stage 3 subprojects was about 80%. When complete, the ten Stage 3 subprojects would be capable of irrigating 12,282 ha. Together, Stage 2 and 3 subprojects will be capable of irrigating 26,193 ha, equivalent to 105% of the targeted irrigated areas of 25,000 ha. About 25% of women have been employed as unskilled labor. Progress is on track. Sex-disaggregated data is being collected. Key PIU staff have been participated in training on gender mainstreaming in infrastructure projects.
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2014 May 28
Consulting Services
Procurement
Procurement and Consulting Notices
http://www.adb.org/projects/46009-001/business-opportunities

Timetable

Concept Clearance 09 Jan 2012
Fact-finding 26 Jan 2012 to 10 Feb 2012
Management Review Meeting 29 Feb 2012
Approval 11 Apr 2014
Last Review Mission

Milestones

Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Loan 2852 27 Mar 2012 04 Apr 2012 14 May 2012 30 Sep 2015
Loan 3125 11 Apr 2014 23 Apr 2014 30 May 2014 30 Sep 2017

Utilization

Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
25 Jul 2014 Loan 2852 49,986 0 92.00%
25 Jul 2014 Loan 3125 6,205 0 8.00%
Cumulative Disbursements
25 Jul 2014 Loan 2852 35,363 0 65.00%
25 Jul 2014 Loan 3125 0 0 0.00%

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 3125
Loan 2852
Grant 0285

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Peter Brimble (pbrimble@adb.org)
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Cambodia Resident Mission
Executing Agencies

Links

Project Website http://www.adb.org/projects/46009-001/main
List of Project Documents http://www.adb.org/projects/46009-001/documents