44178-012: Dzud Disaster Response Project

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Description

Since December 2009, Mongolia has been affected by a dzud. A dzud is a multi-faceted natural disaster characterized by a summer drought, in which insufficient fodder is available for stockpiling, followed by heavy winter snow and abnormally low temperatures. One third of Mongolia's population is dependent on livestock for their livelihood and lead nomadic lives. About 422,000 people are affected by the dzud, which accounts for more than a quarter of the rural population. Among those affected, a... Read More

Country Mongolia
Project Number 44178-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 0200
Approval Date 12 Apr 2010
Closing Date 30 Jun 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 2,500
Geographical Location 13 aimags in Mongolia that severely affected by dzud.
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture and natural resources
/ Livestock

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Itgel Lonjid
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
East Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Mongolia Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
M. Ayasgalan

B. Khurenbaatar

PDS Creation Date
07 May 2010

Last PDS Update
20 Jul 2014

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