Sri Lanka: Tsunami-Affected Areas Rebuilding Project

Sovereign Project | 39144-013

Summary

The objective of the TAARP is to rapidly improve the living conditions and well-being of a significant number of people in the tsunami-affected areas by restoring basic social infrastructure, community and public services, and livelihoods. TAARP will address the needs of tsunami-affected people through numerous subprojects in a variety of sectors selected and formulated in response to requests from tsunami-affected people and the Government.

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Project Results

 

45,146

households with new or improved water supply

 

370

kilometers of roads built or upgraded

 

15,550

microfinance loan accounts opened / end borrowers reached

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Project Name Tsunami-Affected Areas Rebuilding Project
Project Number 39144-013
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0006-SRI: Tsunami-Affected Areas Rebuilding Project
Asian Tsunami Fund US$ 150.00 million
Loan 2167-SRI: Tsunami-Affected Areas Rebuilding Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 7.00 million
Loan 8221-SRI: Tsunami-Affected Areas Rebuilding Project
Agence Francaise de Developpement US$ 13.50 million
Loan: Tsunami-Affected Areas Rebuilding Project
European Commission US$ 53.20 million
Agence Francaise de Developpement US$ 34.50 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Finance - Inclusive finance

Public sector management - Law and judiciary - Public administration

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The objective of the TAARP is to rapidly improve the living conditions and well-being of a significant number of people in the tsunami-affected areas by restoring basic social infrastructure, community and public services, and livelihoods. TAARP will address the needs of tsunami-affected people through numerous subprojects in a variety of sectors selected and formulated in response to requests from tsunami-affected people and the Government.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Improved living conditions and well being of a significant number of people in the tsunami affected areas.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Basic social infrastructure, community services, and livelihood restored in the project areas.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Component A: Legal Assistance, Governance, Anti-Corruption Assistance to access legal entitlement

Component B: North East Community development

Livelihood:

Assistance to rebuild damaged livelihoods and create new opportunities

Small enterprises for vulnerable groups (women based initiatives)

Coastal Management:

Assistance to develop a coastal resources and environmental management plan

Component C: Road rehabilitation and reconstruction

National Roads

Reconstruction of A & B class national roads, culverts, bridges

Improvements to drainage along the national roads

Improvements in road safety

Access Roads:

Reconstruction of C, D & E class access roads, local roads, culverts, irrigation and village roads

Component D: Water Supply and Sanitation

Expansion of distribution schemes to cover new resettled areas

Provision of communitybased common wells, and small schemes

Provision of individual sanitation facilities

Component E: Southern Province Reconstruction

Village Development:

Reestablishment of community based organizations, reconstruction of village level basic infrastructure facilities

Provision of shelter1 to tsunami affected communities.

Livelihood:

Small enterprises for vulnerable groups (women based initiatives)

Institutional Development and Capacity Building:

Reconstruction of damaged local government district offices.

Component F: Coastal Resources Management

Coastal Management:

Repairs and extension of the coastal stabilization structures.

Repairs to the fisheries harbors2

Replanting in coastal areas

Livelihoods:

Provision of boats and fishing gear to fishermen societies

Establishment of fisheries-related ancillary units (boat building yards).

Component G: Rural Finance

Component H: NECORD

Basic Community and Institutional Infrastructure:

Reestablishment of damaged or construction of new local government and district offices

Reconstruction of damaged basic community infrastructure

Reconstruction of small and medium town schemes

Provision of community based common wells, and small schemes

Provision of individual sanitation facilities

Village Development:

Establishment of community based organizations, reconstruction of village level basic infrastructure facilities, improvement to saving habits, make the women self reliant, training in self-help

Establishment of common recreation facilities for children and elders for post-trauma recuperation

Provision of shelter to conflict and tsunami affected communities

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

1. Legal Aid Commission (LAC) centers functioning in Akkaraipattu, Matara, Balapitiya, Kalmunai, Colombo, Galle, Hambantoa, Ampara, Jaffna, Trincomale, and Kalutara.

1657 families helped to get legal documents, 8005 court actions filed by the LAC officers, and 7268 client consultations were provided. Mobile Clinic held at Katugoda in Galle District issued 188 documents to the Tsunami affected people.

1. Nine Mediation Boards have been established under the Component. One Mediation Board is to be established in Jaffna by the end of 2009. 358 mediators have been given advanced training. Eight programmes conducted in Hambantota, Matara and Galle Districts.

3. 2193 government officials have been trained by 2009.18 Governance Based Intervention Programs have been held to date.

4. No budget provided to this component yet as a lot of work has been done by all development partners and it is not clear what has been achieved to date, PMU is working on coordinating and coming up with a global status on what has been achieved and what remained to be done. Meanwhile LAC centers arel supporting this activity.

5. No activity being carried out under ADB grant as 90% registration work already completed by other development partners. ADB will finance the recruitment of a Tamil translator.

6. PMU established a monthly national coordination and district level meeting of all development partners. MOJ. PMU has published booklets containing information about laws relevant to Tsunami affected persons that distributed.

7. Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has now taken over this compoennt.This component is now financed by IDLO.

8. PMU in operation since September2006. Most procurement of office equipment for LAC Centers and PMU completed.

1. 1595 community sub-projects were screened by the project office. Divisional coordinating committees have approved 1446 proposals. Work has been commenced for 1422 subprojects, and 1391 have been completed.

2. In Northern & Eastern Province, out of 331 GN divisions, 354 WRDS have been formed and strengthened to support livelihood development activities. Under Livelihood Grant, 358 WRDS formed/Strengthened for livelihood micro credit activities. Rs. 297.21 million grant released to WRDS for the revolving fund program.

3. 18 subprojects worth of Rs. 5.08 million has been approved for community level environmental intervention programs.

4. Established 3 Projects Offices in the Northern Province and expanded the existing 3 PO's in the Eastern province. 170 Training Programmes were carried out in both Provinces for 4988 participants.

3 sub projects have been completed in the Northern and Eastern Provinces

(1) Review Mission conducted from 20 Nov to 8 Dec 2005, as part of review Mission for Loan No 2027.

(2) Attended the PPCC meeting on 23.04. 2006 - reviewed progress

(3) Review Mission conducted from 5 March to 8 March 2007

(4) Mission to Conflict Affected Areas on 28 June to 2 July reviewed the progress & attended the PPCC meeting on 02.07.2007 & 12.07.2007 to review progress

(5) Attended the PPCC meeting on 11.10.1007 & 12.10.2007 to review the progress

(6) Review Mission conducted from 18 October 2007 to 24 November 2007

(7) Attended he PPCC meeting on 21.02.2008 & 22.02.2008 to review the progress

(8) Midterm Review Mission conducted from 21 April 2008 to 08 May 2008

(9) Review Mission conducted from 4 to 9 January 2010

Consultants:

Domestic consultants:

Two packages worth $0.6 million awarded for design. Consultants mobilized in September 2005. Work completed in June 2006

International Consultant for construction supervision:

Agreements signed for consultants for construction supervision for South and South East on 27 February 2007. Work will be completed in March 2010.

Performance Audit: Consultants have been appointed for construction supervision and performance audit.The inception report was delivered on 15 October 2007 and the first audit report was delivered on 23 April 2008. The third and fourth performance audit reports for the six month periods ending 30 June and 31 December 2008 respectively were submitted to SLRM on 18 December 2009.

Civil Works:

ICB package C4: Contract awarded for ICB package C4 (Matara-Hambantota-Wellawaya) to a Joint venture with domestic preference in January 2007. This package was successfully completed and handed over ahead of program in October 2009.

ICB package C3: Contract awarded for ICB package C3 Siyambalanduwa-Pottuvil-Akkaraipattu in March 2008. The contract is expected to be completed by end September 2010.The overall physical progress as of February 2010 is 81.76%.

7 NCB packages (NRC3, NRC5, NRC1,NRC2, NRC6, NRC7 and NRC8) have been awarded and physical progress as of February 2010 is 94.00%, 68.43%, 87%, 85%, 97.25%, 32.91% and 48.4% respectively.

Minor change in scope carried out with EU for the additional funds in June 2007.

Rs 3.69 million has been reallocated from Rural Finance component (G) and other components to component C in December 2007.

Minor reallocation ($700,015) was carried out from component C to component G in June 2008

4 contract packages have been selected from the Southern Province and 3 has been already awarded. The overall progress is 95% as of February 2010. 1 Contract package was terminated. In Western Province, 1 contract package has been awarded and completed.

In Hambantota District, 15 subprojects have been identified and 13 have been completed. Physical progress is 96.35%.

In Batticaloa District, 11 subprojects have been identified and 6 subprojects complete. Physica progress is 91.27%.

In Trincomalee District, 6 subprojects have been identified, 3 completed and 3 under implementation.Physical progress is 69% as of February 2010.

(1) Review Mission on 4.4.2006: Site visit to Mirijjiwala/Hambantota transmission line. Laying in progress and should be able to complet by the time the towers are ready

(2) Review Mission 12-15 March 2007

(3) Attended the PPCC meeting on 12.07.2007 to review progress

(4) Midterm Review Mission conducted from 21 April 2008 to 08 May 2008

(5) Review Mission conducted from 21-24 November and 11-19 December 2008

272 subprojects (1261 works) worth of Rs 3,485 million from all sectors were approved by Provincial Project Coordinating Committee (PPCC). All 3 districts covered.

Tenders for 486 works were called and 434 tenders were awarded and 427 works have been completed and handed over.

Progressive payments have been made to 1070 fully damaged houses and 1969 partly damaged houses under the owner driven housing program in the Western and Southern Provinces.

(1) Review Mission from 24-26 April 2006

(2) Review Mission from 22-24 November 2006

(3) Review Mission from 12-15 March 2007

(4) Revies Misson from 22-25 March 2007

(5) Review Mission from 22-26 October 2007

(6) Midterm Review Mission conducted from 21 April 2008 to 08 May 2008

(7) Review Mission from 18-20 January 2010

All activities are closed as of 30 March and the accounts are closed as of 01 April 2011.

Geographical Location In the Tsunami hit areas of Sri lanka
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Consultants for the road rehabilitation and rebuilding component will be selected from existing consultant design firms already engaged in ongoing road sector projects in Sri Lanka, subject to satisfactory performance, base don bio-data proposals and using the quality and cost based method of selection. Consulting design services required for all remaining tsunami-related components will be engaged through direct selection, typically through an extension of an existing contract.
Procurement Procurement will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement, and the Government's tender procedures acceptable to ADB. For civil works contracts with estimated value greater than $5 million, procurement will be in accordance with international competitive bidding procedures. For contracts with estimated values of $5 million and below, procurement will be in accordance with local competitive bidding procedures acceptable to ADB, using single-stage, two-envelope procedures where relevant, and bidding periods of at least 21 days. For tsunami-related procurement, local competitive bidding periods can be reduced to 15 days.
Responsible ADB Officer Nissanka Salgado
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Sri Lanka Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Highways9th Floor
Setsiripaya
Battaramulla, Sri Lanka
Ministry of Finance and PlanningUPALI@ERD.GOV.LKP.O. Box 277
The Secretariat Building, Colombo 1
Sri Lanka
Ministry of Fisheries and Ocean Resources108/4, Rosmead Place
Colombo 07
Sri Lanka
Ministry of Urban Dev't, Water Supply & Drainage"Lakdiya Medura", No. 35, New Parliament
Road, Pelawatta
Ministry of NationBuilding & Estate Infrastructure177,Galle Road
Colombo 3,
Sri Lanka
Timetable
Concept Clearance 08 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 15 Feb 2005 to 28 Feb 2005
MRM 18 Mar 2005
Approval 14 Apr 2005
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 18 Apr 2007
Last PDS Update 24 May 2011

Grant 0006-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Apr 2005 28 Apr 2005 28 Jul 2005 30 Jun 2009 31 Dec 2010 01 Apr 2011
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 237.70 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 150.00 14 Apr 2005 156.64 0.00 104%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 87.70 14 Apr 2005 148.33 0.00 99%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory - Satisfactory

Grant 0011-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Apr 2005 28 Apr 2005 28 Jul 2005 30 Jun 2009 31 Dec 2010 10 Feb 2011
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 0.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 14 Apr 2005 0.00 67.03 97%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 14 Apr 2005 0.00 67.03 97%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory - Satisfactory

Grant 0045-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Jun 2006 24 Oct 2005 26 Jun 2006 31 Dec 2006 30 Sep 2007 01 Jul 2009
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 0.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 26 Jun 2006 0.00 8.04 92%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 26 Jun 2006 0.00 8.04 92%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory - Satisfactory

Loan 2167-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Apr 2005 28 Apr 2005 28 Jul 2005 30 Jun 2009 31 Dec 2010 31 Jan 2011
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 7.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 7.00 14 Apr 2005 6.27 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 14 Apr 2005 6.27 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory - Satisfactory

Loan 8221-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
30 Jun 2005 05 Oct 2005 24 Nov 2005 31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2012 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 13.50 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 30 Jun 2005 0.00 11.65 101%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 13.50 30 Jun 2005 0.00 11.35 98%
Title Document Type Document Date
Tsunami-Affected Areas Rebuilding Project Project/Program Completion Reports Nov 2012
Tsunami-Affected Areas Rebuilding Project and the North East Community Restoration and Development Project II Reports and Recommendations of the President Apr 2005

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Evaluation Documents

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Title Document Type Document Date
Sri Lanka: Tsunami-Affected Areas Rebuilding Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Oct 2014

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