The bank document stated that "the objective [of the project] would be to finance new infrastructure systems that will improve the ability of the Government to actively manage water levels in the case of intense rainfall or droughts." and "Four river basins have been selected as priority for the implementation of the investment plans. The four river basins include: Kelani Ganga, Attanagalu Oya, Mahaweli Ganga (downstream of Minipe diversion); and Mundeni Aru."
Component 1: Flood and Drought Risk Mitigation Investments
The objective of this component will be to reduce the vulnerability of the people and infrastructure in areas with high flood and drought risk.
Component 2: Strengthening Hydrometeorological Services, Early Warning (EW) and Response Systems
The objective of this component is to strengthen the hydrometeorological services, EW and response systems provided by the authorized agencies at national level by enhancing agencies’ capacity of monitoring, forecasting, communicating and disseminating relevant information and EWs to the Government and public.
Component 3: Project Implementation and Monitoring
Task Team Leader
Federica Ranghieri, Suranga Sooriya Kumara Kahandawa
Sr Urban Spec.
Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management
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