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Sierra Leone - Integrated Resilient Urban Mobility Project : Environmental Assessment : Environmental and Social Management Framework (English)

The development objective of the Integrated Resilient Urban Mobility Project for Sierra Leone is to improve accessibility, resilience, and road safety in selected areas of Western region and enhance institutional and academic capacity in the transport sector. Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: (1) conduct baseline air quality measurements, machineries at work sites will be kept turned only if necessary, avoiding unnecessary emission; (2) positioning of the noise source in a concealed area with respective to acoustic receptors, consistent with the needs of the construction site; (3) alternative traffic management plan to create alternative routes should be implemented to avoid traffic congestion; (4) waste storage facilities must be fenced on the perimeter, properly lighted and with access constraints for unauthorized people; furthermore waste storage on construction site should not exceed 7 days; (5) provision of appropriate training on environmental health and safety (EHS) issues for all construction and operation workers, including initial induction and regular refresher training; and (6) codes of conduct for contractors and workers on their obligations regarding sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) and SH, trainings for construction workers on their obligations and behaviors to be signed by workers and contractors.


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    Sierra Leone

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    Environmental Assessment

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    Sierra Leone,

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    Environmental and Social Management Framework

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    Environmental and Social Management Framework; Environmental and Social Safeguard; Environmental and Social Impact; social and economic development; negative environmental impact; enforcement of traffic rule; construction and operation; road corridor; grievance redress mechanism; public transport service; urban transport system; institutional capacity building; decision support tool; cultural heritage resources; traffic management measure; Grievance Redress Service; rights of way; social and environmental; access to school; private sector actors; access to information; availability of fund; capacity building need; access to shops; private sector operator; cultural heritage site; impact on market; traffic management plan; access to health; movement of vehicle; waste storage facilities; law and legislation; heavy construction equipment; water supply line; road and transportation; adverse environmental impact; provision of health; loss of livelihood; repair and maintenance; construction of market; court of law; air quality measurement; flood control scheme; long term worker; volume of traffic; management of road; bus priority measure; increase in income; air quality emission; water and electricity; small business owner; cultural heritage value; mobility service; construction site; road safety; civil works; construction activities; education center; land acquisition; institutional framework; transport operator; ferry terminal; stakeholder consultation; road design; noise emission; stakeholder engagement; disaster resilience; construction phase; street traders; construction work; waste generation; mountain area; comprehensive strategy; road traffic; climate resilience; Safeguard Policies; labour force; private land; economic diversification; safeguard policy; safety issue; road space; Traffic Lights; pedestrian movement; wetland habitat; social issue; positive impact; grievance management; social facility; transport facility; urban roads; baseline conditions; market area; bus terminal; socioeconomic development; high traffic; bus service; physical condition; utility line; involuntary resettlement; resettlement impacts; road section; assessment process; road condition; pedestrian infrastructure; road improvement; accountability framework; mitigation measure; investment loan; reporting system; underground piping; gender bias; work practice; accident response; utility service; adequate care; utility provider; local area; air pollutant; open burn; rush hour; alternative route; noise barrier; work schedule; noise source; noise level; international legislation; waste stream; dust level; vehicle traffic; dust generation; ambient air; pollution issues; natural habitat; socioeconomic impact; project operation; informal markets; local development; effective risk; Gender Gap; legal provision; child labor; Child Labour; education level; Job Creation; social migration; waste collection; improper disposal; reduction measure; interest group; heavy rain; Natural Event; disaster-prone country; site visits; social setting; unpublished documents; baseline data; study including; distinct phase; legislative framework; environmental issue; information resource; social concern; reporting procedure; Social Assessment; Public Utilities; water pollution; poor traffic; logistic process; school bus; priority corridor; bus stop; political environment; transport cost; main road; motor traffic; street trading; local population; traffic warden; traffic police; busy intersection; pedestrian crossing; road system; primary cause; political instability; poor infrastructure; Natural Resources; human welfare; Road Networks; awareness campaign; impact indicator; community meetings; legal redress; community level; compensation law; resettlement requirements; social clause; registration form; social screening; drainage structure; focus group; affected households; long-term effect; public meeting; consultation mechanism; environmental permit; social requirement; child abus



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Sierra Leone - Integrated Resilient Urban Mobility Project : Environmental Assessment : Environmental and Social Management Framework (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.