Bangladesh - Urban Resilience Project

December 21, 2015

WASHINGTON, December 19, 2015 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following

Project: Bangladesh Urban Resilience Project

IDA: US$173.00 Million

Terms: Maturity 38 years, Grace 6 years

Project ID: P149493

Project Description: The Urban Resilience Project of Bangladesh has an objective to strengthen the capacity of Government of Bangladesh agencies to respond to emergency events and to strengthen systems to reduce the vulnerability of future building construction to disasters in Dhaka and Sylhet. The Project comprises five components. Component A reinforces an emergency management system which will be put in place and will mobilize the resources at all levels and assign roles and responsibilities more efficiently

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