According to ADB website, South Tarawa is formed by a series of islets located along the southern rim of Tarawa Atoll with a total land area of just 15.76 square kilometers (km2). High population density, poor hygiene practices and inadequate sanitation infrastructure have contributed to a high prevalence of waterborne disease among the local population and degradation of the natural environment. The project will support improvements to the health of communities in South Tarawa. This will be achieved through:
1. Enhanced community engagement in, and public awareness of, hygiene and sanitation
2. Rehabilitation and upgrading of sanitation infrastructure
3. Capacity development to improve sector planning, and operation and maintenance of urban water supply and sanitation services
4. Creation of a sanitation maintenance fund to ensure adequate financing for sanitation infrastructure maintenance.
This project is related to a closed project (ADB-43072-012).
Project Officer: Kohlhase, Jude Ernest
No contact information provided at the time of disclosure.
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