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Water resource management strategies which mitigate the risk of floods and drought, as well as the improvement of water conservation and water quality.

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.


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.6 [PDF, 85Kb]Procedures are in place to assess the disaster risk impacts of major development projects, especially infrastructure

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