China, People's Republic of: Promoting A More Inclusive and Effective Disaster Risk Management System

Sovereign Project | 42357-012 Status: Dropped / Terminated


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Project Name Promoting A More Inclusive and Effective Disaster Risk Management System
Project Number 42357-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Dropped / Terminated
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7203-PRC: Promoting A More Inclusive and Effective Disaster Risk Management System
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 650,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Social protection initiatives

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome TA Completion Date extended to 31 August 2011.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

(i) Request for Proposals have been issued to shortlisted firms. Deadline for submission of proposals was on 10 August 2010. However, no proposals were received on the deadline date for submission of proposals. In view of the limited progress on this TA, it has been recommended that the TA be closed. Awaiting EA's/MOF's advice on next action.

(ii)-(v) not yet started.

Geographical Location

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 A team of international consultants in association with national consultants will be hired by ADB through quality and cost-based selection (in a ratio of 80:20) using simplified technical proposal procedures according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time). The TA will require about 12 person-months of international and about 15 person-months of national consulting services. The international and national consultants will have expertise in the following fields of disaster risk management: (i) concept, organization and institutional arrangements, design, and implementation; (ii) logistics, management information and communication systems, and technical issues; (iii) legal and legislative aspect; (iv) capacity building; and (v) implementation of pilot projects in disaster risk management.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Sharad Saxena
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Promotion Center for Emergency Assistance
Mr. Ning Jianbiao
Promotion Center for Emergency Assistance, Ministry of Civil Affairs


Concept Clearance 11 Nov 2008
Fact Finding 07 Nov 2008 to 10 Nov 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 02 Apr 2009
Last PDS Update 16 Dec 2011

TA 7203-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Dec 2008 26 Jan 2009 26 Jan 2009 31 Dec 2009 31 Mar 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
650,000.00 0.00 190,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 840,000.00 12 Dec 2008 0.00

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