Malawi Flood Emergency Recovery (WB-P154803)

  • Malawi
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
May 7, 2015
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Government of Malawi
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  • Humanitarian Response
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 80.00 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)
$ 80.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Oct 4, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Apr 5, 2015

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Project Description

According to bank documents, the project objective is to sustainably restore agricultural livelihoods, reconstruct critical public infrastructure to improved standards in the flood-affected districts, and improve the Government of Malawi’s disaster response and recovery capacities.

The project has four components:

  1. Livelihoods restoration and food security. That component is comprised of two sub-components:
    1. labor-intensive community infrastructure repair and
    2. restocking of the strategic grain reserve.
  2. Infrastructure rehabilitation and reconstruction. Four sub-components comprise this one:
    1. reconstruction and improvement of roads and bridges
    2. irrigation and rural water supply and sanitation,
    3. water resource management
    4. rehabilitation and reconstruction of education and health facilities.
  3. The third component, promoting disaster resilience, contains two sub-components. They are:
    1. institutional strengthening of Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) and
    2. multi-sector design of disaster resilient infrastructure.
  4. Program Management
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank:
Contact: Ayaz Parvez
Title: Senior Disaster Risk Managemen
Tel: 473-9804

Contact: Francis Samson Nkoka
Title: Disaster Risk Management Speci

Name: Government of Malawi
Contact: Peter K Simbani
Title: Director
Tel: 00265-999-135245

Implementing Agency:
Name: MIN.IRG.WATR DEV-CR4946 & H690
Contact: Dickxie Verson Kampani
Title: National Project Coordinator (IRLAD PIU)
Tel: 00265-1-753-166


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