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Argentina: Greater flood protection for three million people

22 Jun 2016, WB

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a new project for Argentina totaling US$200 million to strengthen flood risk management in the city of Buenos Aires and improve drainage systems in the Cildáñez, Vega and Maldonado Stream basins. The project will directly benefit 3 million people, including 1.3 million people living in the three target basins.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Comisión Cascos Blancos, Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores (CCB)
  • Website: http://www.cascosblancos.gob.ar
  • Contact:Presidente
  • Phone:(+54-11) 5555 8938 /48197000


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Comisión Cascos Blancos, Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores (CCB)
  • Website: http://www.cascosblancos.gob.ar
  • Contact:Presidente
  • Phone:(+54-11) 5555 8938 /48197000


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Ministerio de Seguridad
  • Website:
  • Contact:Ministra de Seguridad de la Nación
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