51190-001: Disaster Resilience of Public School Infrastructure and Communities Project | Asian Development Bank

Nepal: Disaster Resilience of Public School Infrastructure and Communities Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 51190-001 Status: Proposed

The impact of the Project will be more qualified human resources equitably developed (School Sector Development Plan) . The outcome will be safer schools and communities and improved learning environment developed. The outputs will be (a) heavily damaged public school infrastructure reconstructed and facilities improved; (b) unsafe public schools retrofitted and disaster exposure reduced; and (c) institutional capacity for management and disaster resilience strengthened.

Project Details

Project Officer
Khan, Sarosh I. South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Nepal
Sector
  • Education
 
Project Name Disaster Resilience of Public School Infrastructure and Communities Project
Project Number 51190-001
Country Nepal
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant: Disaster Resilience of Public School Infrastructure and Communities Project
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 10.00 million
Loan: Disaster Resilience of Public School Infrastructure and Communities Project
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 113.75 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Education / Education sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The impact of the Project will be more qualified human resources equitably developed (School Sector Development Plan) . The outcome will be safer schools and communities and improved learning environment developed. The outputs will be (a) heavily damaged public school infrastructure reconstructed and facilities improved; (b) unsafe public schools retrofitted and disaster exposure reduced; and (c) institutional capacity for management and disaster resilience strengthened.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Three natural disasters threaten school infrastructure in Nepal: earthquakes, landslides and flood. Records show that the risks linked to an earthquake in terms of casualties, number of affected persons and physical damages remains the greatest of all. Making school infrastructure resilient to earthquakes is a clear priority and doing so would make them resistant to flood and landslide damages as well.

The Project would mainstream the reconstruction and retrofitting of the most vulnerable schools in the 14 affected districts of Nepal. A DRR education program would complement the retrofitting effort. The proposed Project would pilot a community based retrofitting and DRR education program in 6 selected municipalities from different typical geographical areas of the 14 most affected districts. The objective is also to train the remote communities to replicate the good practice in future GON funding

Impact

More qualified human resources equitably developed (School Sector Development Plan)

[a = Government of Nepal, Ministry of Education. 2016. School Sector Development Plan. Kathmandu]

Outcome Safer schools and communities and improved learning environment developed.
Outputs

Heavily damaged public school infrastructure reconstructed and facilities improved

Unsafe public schools retrofitted and disaster exposure reduced

Institutional capacity for management and disaster resilience strengthened

Geographical Location Bhaktapur, Dhading, Dolakha, Gorkha, Kabhre Palanchok, Kathmandu District, Lalipur, Makwanpur, Nuwakot, Okhaldhunga, Ramechhap, Rasuwa, Sindhuli, Sindhupalchok
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Consulting service packages and selection method will be finalized during fact-finding mission (March 2018)
Procurement Contract packages and procurement method will be finalized during fact-finding mission (March 2018)
Responsible ADB Officer Khan, Sarosh I.
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Nepal Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education & Sports
Keshar Mahal
Kathmandu
Nepal
National Reconstruction Authority
Singha Durbar, Kathmandu Nepal
Timetable
Concept Clearance 09 Jan 2018
Fact Finding 08 Mar 2018 to 22 Mar 2018
MRM 15 May 2018
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 10 Jan 2018

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