Emergency Multi-Sector Rohingya Crisis Response Project Additional Financing (WB-P171779)

  • Bangladesh
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Specific Location
Cox's Bazar
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Voting Date
Mar 19, 2020
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Government of Bangladesh
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  • Humanitarian Response
  • Infrastructure
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 13, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Oct 1, 2019

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Project Description

Accoridng to bank documents, the project objective is "to strengthen the Government of Bangladesh systems to improve access to basic services and build disaster and social resilience of the displaced Rohingya population of Cox’s Bazar district."

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

The proposed grant of US$100 million comprises of:

US$83.33 million from the IDA-18 Regional Sub-Window for Refugees and Host Communities and
US$16.67 million from Bangladesh’s National Performance-Base Allocation (PBA).

Contact Information

World Bank
Swarna Kazi

Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist
Endashaw Tadesse Gossa
Sr Social Protection Specialist

Ignacio M. Urrutia Duarte
Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist

People's Republic of Bangladesh
Monowar Ahmed Secretary, Economic Relations Division

Implementing Agencies:
Local Government Engineering Department
Md. Khalilur Rahman
Chief Engineer

Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief
Md. Shah Kamal
Sr. Secretary

Department of Public Health Engineering
Md. Saifur Rahman
Chief Engineer



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