Hunan Flood Management Sector Project (ADB-37641-013)

  • China
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Jun 29, 2006
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Government of People's Republic of China
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 200.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 497.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 2, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 30, 2016

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Project Description

The project supported the People's Republic of China's (PRC) and the Hunan Provincial Government's (HnPG) policies and plans for flood protection investments. Since 2000, the Ministry of Water Resources had been changing its policy and strategy from a flood-control approach to a river basin-based integrated flood management approach. The policy shift was economically and environmentally sustainable and aimed to be socially inclusive. The project supported the implementation of an area and time slice of Hunan's integrated flood-control program under the Hunan Provincial 11th and 12th Five-Year Planx (2006-2010, 2011-2015), focusing on a comprehensive framework for flood control, management, and forecasting in the four mountainous river basins-Lishui, Xiangjiang, Yuanjiang, and Zishui. Flood protection works was constructed for up to 35 subprojects. Nonstructural measures were developed to strengthen hydrological monitoring, improve flood forecasting, and enhance flood warning systems. An advisory technical assistance (TA) was provided to support sustainable flood management by assisting the Provincial Water Resources Department (PWRD) to plan and assess nonstructural aspects of flood management and strengthen capacity in plan implementation.

Investment Description

Spanish Cooperation Fund for Technical Assistance US$ 500,000
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 60,000.

Contact Information

Hunan Provincial Government
418 North Shaoshan Road
Shangsha City, Hunan Province
People's Republic of China


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