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South Tarawa Sanitation Improvement Sector Project (formerly Tarawa Sanitation Improvement Project)

July 10, 2014

Approval: 14 May 2014 Project Number : 43072-013 Status : Active Approved Amount (thousand) : US$ 23,090 Country : Kiribati Sector/subsector classification: Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services/ Water Supply and Sanitation South tarawa is formed by a series of islets located along the southern rim of tarawa atoll with a total land area of just 15.76 square kilometers (km2). high population density, poor hygiene practices and inadequate sanitation infrastructure have contributed to a high prevalence of waterborne disease among the local population and degradation of the natural environment. the proposed project will support improvements to the health of communities in south tarawa. this will be achieved through enhanced community engagement in, and public awareness of, hygiene and sanitation; rehabilitation and upgrading of sanitation infrastructure; capacity development to improve sector planning, and operation and maintenance of urban water supply and sanitation services; and the creation of a sanitation maintenance fund to ensure adequate financing for sanitation infrastructure maintenance. a project preparatory technical assistance (ta) is preparing the project including the development of the water supply and sanitation roadmap 2011-2030 and associated investment plan, and required due diligence assessments.

Project completion date : 2015-05-14 12:00:00


Address : Kiribati

Country :Kiribati

Financier : Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Financier address : Asian Development Bank Pacific Department Pacific Subregional Office in Suva, Fiji Attn: Allison Woodruff (

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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