Yemen - Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project - Additional Financing

January 15, 2008

IDA Grant: US$ 20 million
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The objective of this additional financing is to expand sustainable rural water supply and sanitation coverage to an additional 270,000 people in rural areas in six governorates. This will be achieved by: (i) mainstreaming the tested and successful implementation approach into governorate water activities; (ii) aligning project activities with the National Water Sector Strategy and Investment Program (NWSSIP) including strengthening capacity for sanitation and hygiene promotion activities; and (iii) supporting preparation of studies and development of capacities for transition to SWAP.

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Dina El Naggar
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