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Haiti: Emergency Bridge Reconstruction and Vulnerability Reduction Project

November 18, 2008




IDA Grant: US$20 Million Dollars
Project Description: Emergency Bridge Reconstruction and Vulnerability Reduction Project for Haiti aims to restore access on selected critical points of the Haitian transport system, and ii) support vulnerability reduction by strengthening the Haitian National Disaster Risk Management System. In addition to the emergency reconstruction of selected infrastructure, the proposed program is expected to contribute to vulnerability reduction. In particular, the project will pilot integrated approaches to reducing the impact of future adverse natural events by developing improved technical standards for bridges, promoting the preventive maintenance of infrastructure and building basic institutional capacity to handle future disasters.


Media Contacts
Patricia da Camara
Tel : (202) 473-4019
pcamara@worldbank.org

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