Nepal DRM Development Policy Credit with CAT DDO (WB-P166788)

  • Nepal
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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
Mar 28, 2019
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Goverment of Nepal
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Law and Government
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 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)
$ 50.00 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 Nov 26, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Sep 6, 2018

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Project Description

According to the bank website, "the overall objective is to enhance the capacity of Nepal to manage the impacts of climate change and natural disasters including disease outbreaks."

Key Results

The main results expected for this operation are related to the areas of Disaster Risk Management, climate change and health, and address the need to (1) improve climate and disaster risk management institutional and regulatory framework, (2) integrate climate and disaster resilience in key sectors, and (3) enhance human health cris is preparedness and response

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Armando Eduardo Guzman Escobar
Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist

Ministry of Finance
Mr. Shree Krishna Nepal
Joint Secretary

Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Home Affairs
Indu Ghimire
Joint Secretary

Ministry of Health and Population
Dr. Pushpa Chaudhary



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