Vietnam Coastal Cities Sustainable Environment Project (WB-P156143)

  • Vietnam
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Binh Dinh, Quang Binh, Khanh Hoa, and Ninh Thuan provinces
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Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Apr 13, 2017
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  • Climate and Environment
  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 236.20 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 273.60 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Sep 17, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Mar 10, 2016

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Project Description
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The Project for Vietnam is to increase access to sanitation services and improve the operational performance of sanitation utilities in the Project Cities as Nha Trang city – Khanh Hoa province, Phan Rang city – Ninh Thuan province, Quy Nhon City – Binh Thuan province, and Dong Hoi city – Quang Binh province.

There are 4 components in this project:
1) The first component, Sanitation Infrastructure Expansion, aims to increase access to sanitation services through investments in flood reduction works and drainage and wastewater collection networks. ‘
2) The second component, Urban Connectivity Improvement, aims to create new key arterial roads/link roads/local roads or upgrade existing ones.
3) The third component, Compensation and Site Clearance, aims to provide funding for compensation, site clearance, and resettlement site works.
4) The fourth component, Implementation Support and Institutional Reform, aims to contribute to Project development objective (PDO) achievement (improve the operational performance of sanitation utilities in select cities) through a capacity strengthening program for the Project Management Units (PMUs) and relevant agencies, and reform activities related to implementation of Decree 80 (institutional reorganization, household connection policy, revolving funds in Nha Trang, Phan Rang, and Quy Nhon, service contracts and private sector participation, tariffs/cost recovery).

Investment Description
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International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 46.00
International Development Association (IDA) 190.20

Total Project Cost 273.60

Contact Information
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Responsible Agency: Quang Binh PMU

Contact: Nguyen Van Thuan
Title: Project Director
Telephone No.: 84-913295390

Responsible Agency: Binh Dinh PMU
Contact: Le Van Lich
Title: Project Director
Telephone No.: 84-913440255

Responsible Agency: Khanh Hoa PMU
Contact: Chau Ngo Anh Nhan
Title: Project Director
Telephone No.: 84-913839438

Responsible Agency: Ninh Thuan PMU
Contact: Do Khoa Danh
Title: Project Director
Telephone No.: 84-907272777


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