Earthquake Emergency Assistance Project (ADB-49215-001)

Countries
  • Nepal
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Jun 24, 2015
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Borrower
Department of Education
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
  • Humanitarian Response
  • Transport
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant, Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 317.70 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 315.30 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Grant Amount (USD)
$ 12.40 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 243.35 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 6, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 24, 2017


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Project Description
This project rebuilds or repairs least 700 schools damaged by the earthquake with stronger construction and engineering specifications that are designed to help the structures withstand future disasters. They will also include improved bathrooms with gender separated facilities. Disaster risk management principles and awareness will be developed in the communities. The project will also repair and improve roads, about 135 km of strategic roads and about 450 km of rural roads, with road safety features designed to withstand future disasters and climate change.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
This project is financed by: Asian Development Bank (Loan): US$ 200 million Technical Assistance Special Fund: US$ 1.5 million Japan International Cooperation Agency (Loan): US$ 115.3 million People's Republic of China Regional Cooperation and Poverty Reduction Fund (Technical Assistance): US$ 600,00 United States Agency for International Development (Grant): US$ 10 million Technical Assistance Special Fund: US$ 300,000
Contact Information
Department of Education Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES) Bagbazar Kathmandu, Nepal Department of Housing & Urban Development Ministry of Housing & Physical Planning Babar Mahal, Kathmandu Nepal Department of Roads, Bishal Nagar Bishal Nagar Kathmandu Nepal Dept of Local Infra Devt & Agri Roads Nepal Ministry of Finance DMU@NTC.NET.NP The Government of Nepal Singha Durbar Kathmandu, Nepal 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