Palau: Koror-Airai Sanitation Project

Sovereign Project | 42439-013 Status: Active

ADB is helping Palau improve sanitation services in Airai and Koror, where about 80% of the country’s population live.  The project will rehabilitate the sewerage network in Koror and develop a new sewerage system in Airai. It will also ensure sewage treatment and waste disposal meets Palau’s environmental and health standards, and make hygienic public toilets available in Koror.

Project Details

Project Officer
Blaik, Stephen Pacific Department Request for information
Country
  • Palau
Modality
  • Loan
Sector
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
 
Project Name Koror-Airai Sanitation Project
Project Number 42439-013
Country Palau
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3060-PAL: Koror-Airai Sanitation Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 26.90 million
Loan 3061-PAL: Koror-Airai Sanitation Project
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 1.90 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban sewerage

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Significant measurable implementation progress has been achieved.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

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Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects The Government and PPUC are complying with the loan covenants and assurances and no corrective actions are required to maintain compliance.
Involuntary Resettlement The Government and PPUC are complying with the loan covenants and assurances and no corrective actions are required to maintain compliance.
Indigenous Peoples The Government and PPUC are complying with the loan covenants and assurances and no corrective actions are required to maintain compliance.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The Government and PPUC are complying with the loan covenants and assurances and no corrective actions are required to maintain compliance.
During Project Implementation The Government and PPUC are complying with the loan covenants and assurances and no corrective actions are required to maintain compliance.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Blaik, Stephen
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban, Social Development & Public Management Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
3rd Floor, Executive Bldg, ROP Capitol
Ngerulmud, Melekeok State,P.O. Box 6011
Koror, PW 96940, Republic of Palau

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Sep 2016

Loan 3060-PAL

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Nov 2013 28 Mar 2014 08 May 2014 31 Aug 2022 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 28.10 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 26.90 19 Nov 2013 22.00 0.00 82%
Counterpart 1.20 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 19 Nov 2013 5.05 0.00 19%

Loan 3061-PAL

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Nov 2013 28 Mar 2014 08 May 2014 31 Aug 2022 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 1.90 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 1.90 19 Nov 2013 1.42 0.00 81%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 19 Nov 2013 1.03 0.00 59%

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Title Document Type Document Date
Koror-Airai Sanitation Project: Audited Project Financial Statements (October 2015 - September 2016) Audited Project Financial Statements Jul 2017
Koror-Airai Sanitation Project: Audited Project Financial Statements (8 May 2014-30 September 2015) Audited Project Financial Statements Aug 2016
Loan Agreement for Koror-Airai Sanitation Project Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources) Mar 2014
Project Agreement for Koror-Airai Sanitation Project Project/Program Agreements Mar 2014
Loan Agreement (Special Operations) for Koror-Airai Sanitation Project Loan Agreement (Special Operations) Mar 2014
Koror-Airai Sanitation Project Project/Program Administration Manual Oct 2013
Koror-Airai Sanitation Project: Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Oct 2013
Koror-Airai Sanitation Project: Report and Recommendation of the President Reports and Recommendations of the President Oct 2013
Koror-Airai Sanitation Project Gender Action Plans Oct 2012
Preparing the Sanitation Sector Development Project Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Nov 2009

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

None currently available.

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.

Related Publications

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Tenders

No tenders for this project were found.

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT UPGRADE IN MALAKAL (KASP-ICB-03) Loan 3060 16 Feb 2017 PACIFIC ENGINEERING PROJECTS LTD. 349 DOMINION ROAD, MOUNT EDEN AUCKLAND 1024 NEW ZEALAND Ministry of Finance Construction 9,605,780.53 9,605,780.53

Procurement Plan

Title Document Type Document Date
Koror-Airai Sanitation Project: Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Oct 2013