36594-012: Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation for the Rural Poor

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The main objectives of the Study are to provide rural areas with safe, convenient and low-cost drinking water, to reduce the incidence rates of water-related diseases and improve the health level of rural residents through WSS and health education programs. This will also alleviate the burden of the rural poor people, save labor force, particularly for women and children, and create more opportunities for education and learning. Furthermore, the improvement of the rural WSS services will promote... Read More

Country China, People's Republic of
Project Number 36594-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4215
Approval Date 12 Nov 2003
Geographical Location The Study will be nationwide and give particular attention to targeting rural poor, decentralization initiatives, enhancing private sector participation, integrating water supply with sanitation, and improving participatory processes in the design and imp
Sector / Subsector Classification Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
/ Water Supply and Sanitation
Thematic Classification Gender equity
Social development

 

 

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Responsible ADB Officer
Sangay Penjor
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
East Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Health
Mr. Zhang Yiren, Standing Deputy Director

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