According to bank documents, the project objective is to restore access to critical urban services and strenghten resilience to shocks in selected cities within the Republic of Yemen.
The project has three components;
Component 1: Service Restoration (US$40 million). This component will finance the preparation and implementation of infrastructure investments. To support the COVID-19 response, attention will be given to WASH and restoring power to hospitals, and laborintensive works.
Sub-Component 1.1: Tertiary Municipal Services and Solid Waste Management. Supporting the preparation and implementation of investments in neighborhood-level municipal infrastructure in Yemeni cities to address unmet and urgent needs, inter alia, (i) flood management interventions, (ii) solid waste management initiatives, and (iii) rehabilitation of neighborhood sanitation infrastructure, including complementary targeted infrastructure investments.
Sub-Component 1.2: Urban Water and Sanitation. Supporting the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and building gender-related resilience through improvements to access to clean water and sanitation, inter alia, (i) replacement of critical assets such as pumps, generators, water treatments units, related facilities and spare parts; (ii) rehabilitation of pipes, water tanks, existing wells, and wastewater treatment plants; and (iii) service delivery maintenance support at the city level.
Sub-Component 1.3: Urban Roads. Improving access and mobility within the target cities through the rehabilitation of selected intra-urban roads.
Sub-Component 1.4: Energy for Critical Services. Carrying out the restoration of electricity supply to hospitals, clinics and other medical facilities in selected cities, including (i) rehabilitation of existing conventional (diesel) generation systems; (ii) installation of new off-grid generation using diesel, renewable energy, or diesel-solar photovoltaic (PV) hybrid technologies; (iii) restoration of fuel supply in critical service facilities; (iv) installation of solar PV and light-emitting diode (LED) streetlights; and (v) undertaking other energy efficiency improvements.
Component 2: Implementation Support and Capacity Development (US$10 million)
Sub-Component 2.1: Project Implementation and Management Support
Sub-Component 2.2: Enhanced Capacity Building
Sub-Component 2.3: Third Party Monitoring. UNOPS will engage a Third-Party Monitoring (TPM) agent to undertake independent results verification of sub-projects and activities funded under the project.
Component 3: Contingent Emergency Response (US$0). Providing immediate response to an Eligible Crisis of Emergency, as needed.
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