31501-033: Secondary Towns and Rural Community-Based Water Supply and Sanitation Project (Additional Financing)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The overall goal of the Project is to contribute to poverty alleviation efforts and to promote human development, by improving access to safe water and sanitation of poor populations, thereby decreasing water borne diseases and reducing the amount of resouces spent in these activities. The Project objectives are to (a) provide safe water to 969,000 people and sanitation to 171,500 in five urban areas and in the rural districts of Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura; and (b) increase the capacity of the... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 31501-033
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2757
Loan No. 2758
Approval Date 08 Jun 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 17,600
Geographical Location Towns of Batticaloa, Hambantota, Muttur and Polonnaruwa. Rural areas of Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura and Batticaloa Districts, Sri Lanka
Sector / Subsector Classification Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
/ Water Supply and Sanitation
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Social development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Kamal Dahanayake
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Sri Lanka Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
National Water Supply and Drainage Board

Last PDS Update
25 Mar 2014

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