Kyrgyz Republic – Disaster Hazard Mitigation Project [Additional Grant]

June 9, 2011

IDA Grant: $1 Million

Project ID: P112775

Project Description: The development objective of this additional finance is to: (a) minimize the exposure of humans, livestock, and riverine flora and fauna to radionuclides associated with abandoned uranium mine tailings and waste rock dumps in the Mailuu-Suu area; (b) improve the effectiveness of emergency management and response by national and sub-national authorities and local communities to disaster situations; and (c) reduce the potential loss of life and property in key landslide areas of the country.

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