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Palestine: Gaza Water Supply and Sewage Systems Improvement Project.

Project ID : P101289

Status : Active

Approval Date : NOV 27, 2012

Closing Date : JUN 30, 2016

Country : West Bank and Gaza

Region : Middle East and North Africa

Environmental Category : B

Team Leader : Iyad Rammal



Total Project Cost** : US$17.54 million

Commitment Amount : US$0.00 million

he objectives are to improve the water supply efficiency and the water service provision quality in the middle and southern governorates in Gaza. Bank Approval completed on 27 November 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P101289. US$ 11.1/6.4 (ISDB/SPF). Consultants will be required. Dr. Shaddad Attili, Head (Minister) of Palestinian Water Authority

Sectors :

Water supply :50%

Wastewater Treatment and Disposal :27%

Public administration- Water, sanitation and flood protection :23%

Themes :

Urban services and housing for the poor 76%

Infrastructure services for private sector development 24%

Total project cost includes funding from World Bank and non-bank sources in US$ millions. Active and Closed projects show commitment at Board approval. It does not reflect any cancellations.Proposed (pipeline) and dropped projects show the forecast amount. The commitment amount for projects in the pipeline is indicative and may be modified during the project preparation.

The objective of the Water Supply and Sewage Systems Improvement Project is to improve the quality and efficiency of water supply and wastewater service provision in Gaza. There are three components to the project, the first component being improving water supply and wastewater facilities. This component includes four subcomponents: water supply network rehabilitation and reconfiguration, rehabilitation of water wells, service water meter replacement and installation of district meters, and upgrading and maintenance of wastewater pumping stations. The second component is the Coastal Municipality Water Utility (CMWU) capacity building and operational support. This component includes three subcomponents: construction of utility central facilities, technical Assistance for CMWU, and operational assistance for the CMWU; and finally, the third component is the project management, monitoring, and evaluation. This component will support the Project Management Unit (PMU~s) project management by financing: (i) an external monitoring and evaluation expert, (ii) an external audit, and (iii) the PMU~s incremental operating costs.

Financing Plan at Board Presentation (US$ Millions)


Islamic Development Bank 11,140,000.00

Special Financing 6,400,000.00

country :Palestinian Territory, Occupied

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Date:Apr 19, 2013
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