Regional: Supporting Investments in Water-Related Disaster Management

Sovereign Project | 42110-012

Summary

The proposed TA will help prepare and implement flood management investment projects through knowledge and capacity development services that will reduce vulnerability to water related disasters with in country and regional assistance. The TA will contribute to the achievement of the Water Financing Program's targeted outcome of reducing vulnerability to floods for 100 million people in the Asia and Pacific region.

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Project Name Supporting Investments in Water-Related Disaster Management
Project Number 42110-012
Country Regional
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7276-REG: Supporting Investments in Water-Related Disaster Management
Japan Special Fund US$ 2.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The proposed TA will help prepare and implement flood management investment projects through knowledge and capacity development services that will reduce vulnerability to water related disasters with in country and regional assistance. The TA will contribute to the achievement of the Water Financing Program's targeted outcome of reducing vulnerability to floods for 100 million people in the Asia and Pacific region.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The RETA supports ADB s Water Financing Program 2006 2010.
Impact Reduced vulnerability and increased resilience in the face of water-related disasters in the Asia and Pacific region.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

Better designed investment projects in flood management.

Enhanced capacity in the target countries for (i) flooding and flood-related disaster risk management and response services, and (ii) climate change adaptation.

Strengthened knowledge networking among countries in the region.

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

A. Project Support

Flood management investment projects, strategies, and programs.

Demonstration projects to improve flood forecasting and warning.

Action research on community-managed flood preparedness and disaster risk management practices.

Identification of "no regret" investments in flood management to accommodate climate change impact.

Capacity development activities in water-related disaster management and climate change adaptation.

B. Program Quality Support

Workshops, training, and exchange visits.

Mapping and stocktaking of initiatives in climate change adaptation.

Strengthened master's degree program in disaster management at ICHARM.

Pool of regional experts.

Regional index for water-related disaster preparedness.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Focused on: Bangladesh, India, GMS region (particularly Cambodia and Viet Nam), and Indonesia, complemented by regional cooperation.
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 Consulting Services yet to be determined.
Responsible ADB Officer Osamu Kondo
Responsible ADB Department SDCC
Responsible ADB Division SDAS
Executing Agencies
Asian Development BankWouter T. Lincklaen Arrienswlincklaenarriens@adb.org6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 16 Apr 2008
Fact Finding 27 Nov 2007 to 30 Aug 2008
MRM -
Approval 27 Apr 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 19 May 2008
Last PDS Update 19 Oct 2010

TA 7276-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Apr 2009 - 27 Apr 2009 30 Apr 2011 31 Mar 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
2,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,000,000.00 27 Apr 2009 1,868,018.22

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