Cyclone Ian Recovery Project (ADB-48192-001)

Countries
  • Tonga
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Ha’apai islands
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
May 16, 2014
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Borrower
Government of Kingdom of Tonga, Ministry of Finance and National Planning
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Sectors
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Grant Amount (USD)
$ 8.79 million
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Investment Amount (USD)
Not Disclosed
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 20, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 8, 2017


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Project Description
According to ADB website, the ADB is helping Tonga reconstruct the electricity network and school facilities that were damaged by Cyclone Ian in January 2014. The project will upgrade the main electricity network in the Ha’apai islands to make it more resilient to extreme weather events and disasters. Most of the damaged schools will be rebuilt as well as climate- and disaster-proofed by the project.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Narayan, Vijay Pacific Department No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 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