Lao PDR Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Management Project - Additional Finance (WB-P170945)

Countries
  • Laos
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Luang Prabang, Oudomxay and Borikhamxay, Oudomxay province
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Borrower
Lao People's Democratic Republic
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 25.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 25.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 25.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Nov 29, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 26, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank document, in line with the original project, with additional funding, the current project aims to reduce the impacts of flooding in target areas and enhance the Government’s capacity to provide hydrometeorological services and disaster response. The project components include:

1/Integrated Urban Flood Risk Management

2/Hydromet Modernization and Early Warning Systems

3/Financial Planning for Disaster Resilience

4/Knowledge and Coordination

5/Contingent Emergency Response

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

International Development Association (IDA-World Bank) US$ 25.00 million

Contact Information

1/World Bank Contact

Henrike Brecht: Senior Infrastructure Specialist

Zuzana Stanton-Geddes: Disaster Risk Management Specialist

2/Borrower/Client/Recipient

Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR)

Angkhansada Mouangkham

Deputy Director General, External Finance Department

angkhansada@yahoo.com

3/Implementing Agencies

Ministry of Public Works and Transport
Dr. Bounchanh Sinthavong
Minister
bounchanh.s@hotmail.com

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Khanmany Khounphonh
Director General
k.khanmany@gmail.com

Ministry of Finance
Angkhansada Mouangkham
Deputy Director General, External Finance Department
angkhansada@yahoo.com

Ministry of Planning and Investment
Kikeo Chanthaboury
Vice Minister
kikeo@mpi.org

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

The World Bank
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20433
Telephone: (202) 473-1000
Web: http://www.worldbank.org/projects

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