Cambodia: Cambodia Flooding 2011: Humanitarian Assistance Project

Sovereign Project | 45391-001 Status:

Summary

The Asian Development Bank is working with Cambodia to help the country fully recover from devastating floods that struck in 2011. The project has provided safe drinking water, shelter, and food, as well as cash-for-work schemes to replenish livestock.

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Project Name Cambodia Flooding 2011: Humanitarian Assistance Project
Project Number 45391-001
Country Cambodia
Project Status
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0268-CAM: Cambodia Flooding 2011: Humanitarian Assistance Project
Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund US$ 3.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural production - Irrigation

Public sector management - Social protection initiatives

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Affected people received immediate assistance such as: rice seed, rural road rehabilitation and canal embankment.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The project successfully completed. The project was closed on 4 December 2012, Final withdrawal application was submitted to CTLA-LGD for liquidation on 3 January 2013. Outstanding advance is being arranged for refund back to ADB.

Affected provinces were ranked in order of affected/damaged areas, and then 10 flood affected provinces i.e. Siem Reap, Kampong Thom, Prey Veng, Svay Reang, Takeo, Kampong Chhnang, Pursat, Battambang, Banteay Meanchey and Otdar Meanchey were selected for implementing the CFW scheme.

The purchase of 583.86 tons of IR66 rice seeds amounting to $0.39 million was completed and sold at subsidized price (500 riels per kilo) to 12,071 flood affected households from 52 communes of Prey Veng and Svay Rieng provinces.

18 km of tertiary canals were rehabilitated and completed and provided employment opportunity of around 24,747 HHs (80,000 farmers).

139.09 km of rural roads were rehabilitated and fully completed. It provided employment opportunity (under cash-for-work schemes) to around 24,747 HHs (80,000 farmer) in the target provinces.

The CFW scheme provided employment opportunity to 16,827 households(including 4,470 woman headed households). In terms of individual participants, the CFW scheme engaged 40,844 participants (including 17,662 female participants).

Each participant household earned US$ 88.01 on an average. The CFW scheme generated around 519,325 workdays.

Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects Not applicable.
Involuntary Resettlement Not applicable.
Indigenous Peoples Not applicable.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The Royal Government of Cambodia requested for ADB financial assistance under the Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APDRF) on 27 October 2011.
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services ADB' procurement guidelines and ADB's guidelines on the use of consultants do not apply.
Procurement

The following goods and works will be procured:

(i) procurement of rice seeds;

(ii) temporary repairs of canal embankments in particular through the procurement of fuel and empty bags; and

(iii) families affected by the flooding through food or cash for work schemes for emergency repairs to flood-damaged rural roads.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Chanthou Hem
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Cambodia Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Economy and Finance
P_THIRONG@HOTMAIL.COM
Street 92, Sangkat Wat Phnom
Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh City
Cambodia

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 26 Apr 2013

Grant 0268-CAM

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Nov 2011 04 Nov 2011 04 Nov 2011 04 May 2012 04 Dec 2012 15 Aug 2013
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 3.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 3.00 02 Nov 2011 2.83 0.00 94%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 02 Nov 2011 2.83 0.00 94%

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