Thailand: Thailand Flooding 2011

Sovereign Project | 45374-001 Status: Closed

Summary

The Asian Development Bank is helping Thailand respond to floods that struck the country in August and September 2011 that officials said were the worst in the country since 1942.The project has provided medical kits, food and drinking water, personal hygiene kits and other emergency relief goods to people affected by the floods.

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Project Name Thailand Flooding 2011
Project Number 45374-001
Country Thailand
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0269-THA: Thailand Flooding 2011
Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund US$ 3.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Social protection initiatives

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description Exceptionally heavy rains in August and September 2011 have caused Thailand's worst flooding since 1942. As of 8 November 2011, the Thai Government has confirmed 527 deaths and an accumulation of 3.32 million households or 11.3 million people have been affected since 25 July 2011. The Thai Ministry of Finance would like to avail the $3.0 million grant funds from the Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APDRF) for emergency relief activities.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The support from APDRF of $3 million appropriate taking into account the scale and magnitude of the emergency and early recovery requirements.
Impact early recovery from the flooding

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome emergency relief assistance
Progress Toward Outcome The project contributed to the recovery of livelihood from flooding.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs emergency relief supplies
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Project was completed and fully disbursed. The objectives were successfully achieved.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultation with Ministry of Finance
During Project Implementation

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Luxmon Attapich
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Thailand Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
PHOP992@VAYU.MOF.GO.TH
Public Debt Management Office (PDMO)
Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400
Thailand

Timetable

Concept Clearance 10 Nov 2011
Fact Finding 14 Jan 2012 to 28 Jan 2012
MRM 30 Mar 2012
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2014

Grant 0269-THA

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Nov 2011 22 Dec 2011 27 Dec 2011 26 Jun 2012 30 Sep 2012 27 May 2014
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 3.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 3.00 17 Nov 2011 3.00 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 17 Nov 2011 3.00 0.00 100%

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