The project will support the Government of Bangladesh in addressing the immediate and urgent needs of the displaced persons from Myanmar in Coxsbazar District, as identified by the United Nations (UN) in its Joint Response Plan (JRP) (displaced persons). The project will mainly support the improvement of water supply and sanitation, disaster risk management, sustainable energy supply, and access roads.
|Project Name||Emergency Assistance Project|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Grant
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Energy / Electricity transmission and distribution
Transport / Road transport (non-urban)
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban flood protection - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sanitation - Urban solid waste management - Urban water supply
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||The project will support the Government of Bangladesh in addressing the immediate and urgent needs of the displaced persons from Myanmar in Coxsbazar District, as identified by the United Nations (UN) in its Joint Response Plan (JRP) (displaced persons). The project will mainly support the improvement of water supply and sanitation, disaster risk management, sustainable energy supply, and access roads.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||On 7 May 2018, the Government of Bangladesh requested the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for grant support to provide high-priority basic infrastructure and essential services to help address the humanitarian crisis caused by the arrival of the displaced persons. The project meets the requirements for emergency assistance financing|
|Impact||Social recovery of displaced persons in Teknaf and Ukhia camps accelerated|
|Description of Outcome||Living conditions and resilience of displaced persons improved|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Water supply and sanitation improved.
Disaster risk management strengthened
Energy sources provided
Access roads improved.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Cox's Bazar, Coxs Bazar|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
QCBS and CQS, OCB, international and or national advertisement or LCB - to be decided
Single source selection - to be decided
Individual consultant international advertisement/national advertisement - to be decided
Open competitive bidding (OCB) (national advertisement) - to be decided
Direct contracting - to be decided
Limited competitive bidding (LCB) - to be decided
Request for Quotation - to be decided
|Responsible ADB Officer||Bathula, Balabhaskara Reddy|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Bangladesh Resident Mission|
Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board
Directorate of Procurement
Head Office Bldg.-7th Flr, Zoar Sahara,
Khilkhet, Dhaka-1229, Bangladesh Department of Public Health Engineering
DPHE Bhaban, 14 Shaheed Captain Mansur
Ali Sarani, Kakrail
Dhaka, Bangladesh Local Government Engineering Department
LGED Bhaban (Level 6), Agargaon
Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources
Bhaban 6, Room 113
Dhaka, Bangladesh Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development, and Co-operatives
Rural Development and Cooperatives
Room 632, Bldg 7
Block-B, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges
The Roads and Highways Department
Dhaka, Bangladesh Roads and Highways Department
|Fact Finding||03 Jun 2018 to 07 Jun 2018|
|MRM||19 Jun 2018|
|Approval||06 Jul 2018|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||06 Jul 2018|
|Financing Plan||Grant Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||120.00||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Emergency Assistance Project: Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Action Plan||Gender Action Plans||Jun 2018|
|Emergency Assistance Project: Technical Assistance Report||Technical Assistance Reports||Jun 2018|
|Emergency Assistance Project: Report and Recommendation of the President||Reports and Recommendations of the President||Jun 2018|
|Emergency Assistance Project: Project Administration Manual||Project/Program Administration Manual||Jun 2018|
|Emergency Assistance Project: Procurement Plan||Procurement Plans||Jun 2018|
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.
|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Emergency Assistance Project: Environmental Assessment and Review Framework||Environmental Assessment and Review Framework||Jun 2018|
|Emergency Assistance Project: Resettlement Framework||Resettlement Frameworks||Jun 2018|
Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation
None currently available.
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ADB $100 Million Grant Approved as First Phase of Proposed $200 Million Package for Displaced Persons in Bangladesh CampsADB Board of Directors has approved grant assistance of $100 million—the first of an envisaged package totaling $200 million to help the Government of Bangladesh develop basic infrastructure and services for displaced persons.