Coastal Towns Environmental Infrastructure Project (ADB-44212-013)

  • Bangladesh
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 27, 2014
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Department of Public Health Engineering
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  • Construction
  • Transport
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 52.00 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 13, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 29, 2017

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Project Description

The project provides climate-resilient municipal infrastructure and increases local government and public awareness of climate change and disaster risks in urban planning. This project builds drainage, water supply, and sanitation infrastructure, cyclone shelters, emergency access roads and bridges, solid waste management, bus terminals, slum improvements, boat landings, and markets.

Investment Description

This project is funded by:
Strategic Climate Fund: US$ 10.4 million (Grant)
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: US$ 1.6 million (Grant)
ADB: US$ 52 million (Loan)
Strategic Climate Fund; US$ 30 million (Loan)
Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund under the Urban Financing Partnership Facility: US$ 6 million (Grant)

Contact Information

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
Sher-e-Bangla Nagar,
Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh

Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development, and Co-operatives
Rural Development and Cooperatives
Room 632, Bldg 7
Block-B, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh


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