26427-013: Secondary Towns Integrated Flood Protection (Phase 2)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project for integrated flood protection covers nine secondary towns in Bangladesh: Brahmanbaria, Gaibandha, Jamalpur, Kushtia, Manikganj, Munshiganj, Mymensingh, Rajshahi, and Sunamganj. The selected towns are prone to river flooding, river erosion, waterlogging, and flash floods. The poorer income groups, especially recently settled dwellers, are the most vulnerable to disaster. Lack of flood protection and inadequate drainage lead to waterlogging and overflowing of sewerage facilities, ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 26427-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2117
Loan No. 8220
Approval Date 16 Mar 2005
Closing Date 12 Dec 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 80,000
Geographical Location Bangladesh: Brahmanbaria, Gaibandha, Jamalpur, Kushtia, Maniganjk, Munshiganj, Mymensingh,Rajshahi and Sunamganj.
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Water and other urban infrastructure and services
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Zahir Uddin Ahmad
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Local Government Engineering Department
Mr. S.K. Amzad Hossain

Bangladesh Water Development Board
Mr. Md. Saidur Rahman

PDS Creation Date
17 Jul 2006

Last PDS Update
22 Jul 2014