Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (ADB-46009-002)

Countries
  • Cambodia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Provinces of Battambang, Banteay Meanchey, Siem Reap, Kampong Thom, Kampong Cham, and Prey Veng.
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
C
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Voting Date
Oct 3, 2014
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Borrower
Kingdom of Cambodia, National Committee for Disaster Management
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Sectors
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2.50 million
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Grant Amount (USD)
$ 2.50 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 11, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Apr 27, 2017


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Project Description
According to ADB website, Cambodia experiences drought and flood incidents that impact a significant portion of its poor population every year. As global climate conditions continue to change, Cambodia will experience increasingly unpredictable flood and drought occurrences that may overwhelm the country's limited capacity and resources. The project is aligned with the Midterm Review of ADB’s Strategy 2020; the Southeast Asia Department’s Climate Change Implementation Plan; and various sector assessments, strategies, and road maps prepared as background to the new country partnership strategy, 2014–2018. The Project supports ADB’s Cambodia country partnership strategy, 2011–2013, which aims to reduce poverty and promote inclusive growth with an integrated approach to rural development, targeting the areas where most poor reside.8 At the same time, it will also be consistent with social protection measures, community-based development, and public sector capacity development. The project will complement the planned institutional strengthening related to disaster risk management conducted under the approved CDTA Strengthening Coordination for the Management of Disasters 9 by institutionalizing community-based DRR and coordination through localized structures at the district and commune levels. The program has the following components: Component A: Institutional and technical capacity of priority districts on disaster risk reduction (DRR) and management improved. Component B: Capacity of target communes for DRR, CCA, and disaster management enhanced Component C: Community-based disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation actions implemented Component D: Effective project management and dissemination of best practices and innovative approaches
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Hem, Chanthou Southeast Asia Department Email Address: chem@adb.org Ross Sovann, Deputy Secretary General National Committee for Disaster Management Secretariat St. 516, SK. Toul Sangke, Khan Russey Keo, Phnom Penh Email: ross.sovann@gmail.com Fax/Phone: +855 23 885 934 Mobile: +855 (0) 17 609 906, (0) 977 609 906, (0) 80 960 000 ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main