Indonesia: Flood Management in Selected River Basins Sector Project

Sovereign Project | 35182-043

Summary

The proposed project will support the Government of Indonesia (the government) and communities to better manage and mitigate flood risks. The Project has been designed as a sector loan to support the implementation of the 2015-2019 Strategic Plan for Water Resources (SPWR) of the Ministry of Public Works and Housing (MPWH). The SPWR includes policy measures and priority investments in 63 river basin territories (RBT) in Indonesia. The Project will finance subprojects in two of these RBTs, (i) the Cidanau-Ciujung-Cidurian (3 Cis) in Banten Province, and (ii) the Ambon-Seram in Maluku Province. Project interventions will (i) enhance hydro meteorological data and analysis, management and institutional coordination for managing floods; (ii) upgrade and develop flood protection infrastructure; (iii) improve watershed conditions to moderate runoff peaks and soil erosion; and (iv) prepare communities to manage floods.

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Project Name Flood Management in Selected River Basins Sector Project
Project Number 35182-043
Country Indonesia
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan: Flood Management in Selected River Basins Sector Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 108.70 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Rural flood protection
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The proposed project will support the Government of Indonesia (the government) and communities to better manage and mitigate flood risks. The Project has been designed as a sector loan to support the implementation of the 2015-2019 Strategic Plan for Water Resources (SPWR) of the Ministry of Public Works and Housing (MPWH). The SPWR includes policy measures and priority investments in 63 river basin territories (RBT) in Indonesia. The Project will finance subprojects in two of these RBTs, (i) the Cidanau-Ciujung-Cidurian (3 Cis) in Banten Province, and (ii) the Ambon-Seram in Maluku Province. Project interventions will (i) enhance hydro meteorological data and analysis, management and institutional coordination for managing floods; (ii) upgrade and develop flood protection infrastructure; (iii) improve watershed conditions to moderate runoff peaks and soil erosion; and (iv) prepare communities to manage floods. The Project will promote effective flood risk management (FRM) by coupling infrastructure investment with supporting software measures. It will contribute to achievement of the 2015-2019 Government's National Medium Term Development Plan (RPJMN) sector target to reduce the magnitude of economic and social damages due to floods.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The Project will support the implementation of an area slice of the sector development plan, the SPWR. The 3 Cis and Ambon-Seram RBTs respectively affected by the two main type of floods, the riverine and flash floods have been selected to demonstrate the FRM approach as part of the operationalization of the 2015 2019 RPJMN. The investment will help the Government to accelerate the implementation of the Rencanas in those RBTs. It provides for a long-term partnership between the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government for policy dialogue and capacity development, and ensures continuity in combining investments in infrastructure with nonphysical components. The Project is consistent with (i) strategic priorities for the Midterm Review of Strategy 2020 of the ADB; and (ii) the ADB interim Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) 2015 for Indonesia which has two strategic pillars: (a) inclusive growth and (b) environmental sustainability with climate change adaptation and mitigation. Agriculture and natural resources (including flood management) is a CPS sector focus. The Project is aligned with ADB's Water Operational Plan 2011 2020, which identifies flood mitigation (as part of disaster risk management) as one of the two urgent challenges to be addressed in the IWRM approach. The Project is also aligned with the ADB's Operational Plan for Integrated Disaster Risk Management 2014 2020 as it will support the Government and local communities to identify and better manage risks from natural hazards.
Impact Reduced economic and social losses from flood events
Outcome Reduced flood risks in Project river basins
Outputs

1. Enhanced knowledge base for flood management

2. Improved land management and upgraded flood infrastructure

3. Enhanced capacity for community-based flood risk management

4. Effective project implementation

Geographical Location Banten Province,Maluku Province
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects The Project is categorized as environment category B in accordance with ADB s SPS 2009. Details about the procedures to ensure that potential environmental impacts are avoided, reduced and mitigated in accordance with ADB SPS 2009 and regulations from the Government of Indonesia can be found in the Environmental Assessment and Review Framework (EARF). An initial environmental examination (IEE) report including an Environmental Management and Environmental Monitoring Plan (EMP) was prepared for the Ciujung core subproject.
Involuntary Resettlement In accordance with ADB's SPS 2009, the project is classified as Category A for Involuntary Resettlement as more than 200 people will be severely affected by the project and lost more than 10% of their land and/or productive assets. The Land Acquisition and Resettlement Framework (LARF) has been prepared, to guide the preparation and implementation of land acquisition and resettlement plan (LARP) in compliance with SPS 2009 and government Law No. 2/2012 on Land Acquisition for the Development in the Public Interest and other relevant implementing regulations. The Land Aquisition and Resettlement Plan (LARP) for the Ciujung core subproject was prepared.
Indigenous Peoples The Project is categorized as C for Indigenous Peoples, as there are no indigenous peoples living in the core subproject area. As part of the selection criteria, future subprojects will exclude proposals that will have any impact on indigenous peoples.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholder consultations were conducted in all areas during project preparation and will continue throughout implementation. Continuous consultations will be conducted during implementation and effective measures of stakeholder engagement will be established to ensure ownership of the project especially the success of the community-based flood risk management component.
During Project Implementation To ensure effective communication with stakeholders during project implementation, the project will adopt a three-pronged strategy as follows: (i) deliver relevant information to stakeholders in a culturally appropriate, gender-sensitive, and timely manner; (ii) obtain accurate and timely feedback from stakeholders; and (iii) enable an efficient flow of information from project implementers to stakeholders and vice versa.
Responsible ADB Officer Eric Quincieu
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Directorate General of Water Resources, MPWHJl Pattimura No.20,Kebayoran Baru
Jakarta Selatan, Indonesia
Timetable
Concept Clearance 06 Sep 2013
Fact Finding 17 Feb 2014 to 18 Mar 2014
MRM 03 Jun 2015
Approval 05 Oct 2015
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2015
Title Document Type Document Date
Flood Management in Selected River Basins Project Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Sep 2013
Preparing the Flood Management in Selected River Basins Project Technical Assistance Reports Aug 2003

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