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Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Papua New Guinea
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
  • World Bank (WB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2017-02-09
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Borrower or Client: Independent State of Papua New Guinea
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  • Infrastructure
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Water and Sanitation
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 70.00 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): $ 77.30 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.

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Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-08-15
Disclosure Date: 2015-10-02
Water Supply and Sanitation Development Project

Project Description
This project finances improvements in the planning and implementation capacity of water sector institutions and increased access to water supply services in selected urban towns and rural districts. This includes four components: i) Supporting the development of the key sector institution; ii) Develop a framework for the coordination, planning, and implementation of water and sanitation in rural and peri-urban; iii) Support the expansion of water and sanitation services to urban areas, specifically in district and provincial towns; and iv) Allow for the rapid reallocation of funds from other components to provide emergency relief, recovery, and reconstruction support in the event of a natural disaster, emergency and/or catastrophic event.
Investment Description
Contact Information
World Bank Contact: Fook Chuan Eng Title: Lead Water and Sanitation Spec Tel: 5720+71242 / Email: feng@worldbank.org Contact: Edkarl M. Galing Title: Water & Sanitation Specialist Tel: 5776+2614 Email: egaling@worldbank.org Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Independent State of Papua New Guinea Contact: Damien Horiambe Title: First Assistant Secretary, Fin. Mgmt, Dept of Treasury Tel: 6753133673 Email: damien_horiambe@treasury.gov.pg Implementing Agencies Name: Department of National Planning and Monitoring Contact: Hakaua Harry Title: Secretary Tel: 6753288324 Email: hakaua_harry@planning.gov.pg Name: Water PNG Contact: Raka Taviri Title: Chief Executive & Managing Director Tel: 6753031600 Email: rtaviri@waterpng.com.pg ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.
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