45520-001: Community Sanitation Project

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Description

The project's overall goal is to give vulnerable households sustainable access to better sanitation in targeted regions of Samoa. The vast majority of Samoan households rely for their sanitation services on non-functioning, leaking septic tanks. This sanitation infrastructure pollutes groundwater and urban streams, damages such aquatic ecosystems as mangroves and coastal areas, and adversely impacts the residents' health. Samoa has the highest reported incidence of typhoid of all the Asian Devel... Read More

Country Samoa
Project Number 45520-001
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9166
Approval Date 31 Jul 2012
Sector / Subsector Classification Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
/ Water Supply and Sanitation
Thematic Classification Environmental sustainability
Social development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

 

 

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Responsible ADB Officer
Maria Paniagua
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Pacific Subregional Office in Suva, Fiji

Last PDS Update
31 Mar 2014

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