Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Cyclone Prone Coastal Areas of Bangladesh

1Project Title Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Coastal Areas of Bangladesh
2.a)Sponsoring Ministry/Division:Local Govt., Rural Development & Co operatives/Local Govt. Division
b)Executive Agency:Department of Public Health Engineering
3.Objectives of the Project:i) Ensuring supply of safe water to the people of cyclone prone coastal areas of the country
  ii) Promoting environmental sanitation thus reducing water related diseases and post cyclone environmental hazards
  iii) Hygiene practice and behavioral changes through social mobilization and community participation
4.Project Period:July 2010 to June 2015
5.Cost of the Project:GOB: 217.646, PA: 1002.225 & RPA: 1000.983 million taka
6.Project Location:All upazilas (119) of the following 16 coastal districts: Gopalgonj, Sariatpur, Laxmipur, Patuakhali, Barguna, Barisal, Pirojpur, Jhalokathi, Bhola, Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Khulna, Bagerhat, Satkhira, Noakhali & Feni
7.Main Components:Deep Tube Well with raised platform and no 6 shallow tubewell, Tara Dev Shallow Tubewell, Low cost sanitary latrines installation, Sinking of SST/VSST, Pond Sand Filter, Rain Water Harvesting, Dug well with sand filter, Community bases desalination plant and mobile treatment plant

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