Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS Feb 26, 2018
Disclosed by Bank Dec 20, 2017
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The development objective of Freetown Emergency Recovery Project for Sierra Leone is to rehabilitate selected critical infrastructure and to strengthen government capacity for managing disaster risk. This project has three components. 1) The first component, Rehabilitation of Public Infrastructure and Slope Stabilization, aims to finance the restoration and improvement of key public infrastructure and stabilize the area around the slope from where the landslide initiated. It has the following subcomponents: (i) Slope Stabilization and Remediation measures; (ii) Road, Bridge, and Drainage Infrastructure Rehabilitation; and (iii) Water Infrastructure Rehabilitation. 2) The second component, Strengthening Institutional Capacity, aims to improve the capability and performance of the GoSL to manage disaster risk and strengthen drainage and solid waste management planning in Freetown. It has the following subcomponents: (i) Strengthening Disaster Risk Management and Early Warning Systems; and (ii) Strengthening Solid Waste Management Planning. 3) The third component, Project Management, aims to support the administrative management of the Project by the Project Coordination Unit (PCU), the Project Fiduciary Management Unit (PFMU) and implementing partners.
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