WB project to provide better sanitation and transportation in central VN

About 1.1 million residents of central coastal cities are expected to benefit from a World Bank project to provide better sanitation services and better transport infrastructure in the region, according to the bank. The funding for the Vietnam Coastal Cities Sustainable Environment Project, worth $236 million, was approved last week by the bank’s Board of Executive Directors, with $190 million coming from the International Development Association and $46 million from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The project will focus on areas such as flood reduction, drainage and wastewater collection networks, wastewater treatment plants, school sanitation and public toilets in the coastal cities of Đồng Hới (Quảng Bình Province), Quy Nhơn (Bình Định Province) Nha Trang (Khánh Hòa Province) and Phan Rang-Tháp Chàm (Ninh Thuận province).

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