Support and Validation of Seismic Safety Improvement Program Indicators (ADB-49078-003)

  • Armenia
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Nov 16, 2018
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Government of Armenia
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  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Mar 13, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Nov 28, 2018

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Project Description

According to ADB website, the TA aims to support implementation of the Seismic Safety Improvement Program (SSIP), the first results-based lending program (RBL program) in the country. SSIP with an amount of $88.5 million was approved on 22 September 2015. The loan closing date originally was 31 May 2021 and was extended to 31 May 2024 due to start up delays and budget consolidation. The executing agency (EA) is the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Development (MTAD) and the implementing agency (IA) is the Armenian Territorial Development Fund (ATDF). The RBL program supports the implementation of the National Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction by (i) improving school seismic safety to reduce casualties and damages in schools during earthquakes, and (ii) enabling better use of school buildings as shelters for the general public and as focal points for emergency response after earthquakes.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Ministry of Territorial Administration and Development
Government House 3, Republic Square


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