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Yemen - Corridor Highway Project (Arabic)

The objective of the Corridor Highway Project for Yemen is to improve the transport connectivity and safety on the targeted section of the transport corridor between Aden and Taiz. The project has two components. (1) Highway construction component will include: (i) civil works for the construction of a sub-section (55 km) of a 4-lane double carriageway highway between Aden and Noubat Dokaim; (ii) consulting services for the supervision of construction for the same section, and (iii) regular technical audits by an independent international auditor to verify that all road works have been executed in compliance with the technical specifications. (2) Institutional support and strengthening component includes the following subcomponents: (i) preparation for Saada - Aden Yemen International Corridor Highway Program (SAYICH) subcomponent will prepare environmental and social safeguards studies, update and finalize the existing design and feasibility studies; (ii) road safety subcomponent will include a review of the existing design of the various sections of the SAYICH with the specific purpose of detecting and remedying any potential design deficiencies in terms of road safety; (iii) definition of asset management arrangements for the SAYICH subcomponent will include activities required for the establishment of arrangements for the effective and efficient management, operation and maintenance of the new highway; (iv) communications campaign subcomponent will include the design and execution of Ministry of Public Works and Highways (MPWH’s) information and communications campaign and will also promote road safety awareness among road users; and (v) training and capacity building subcomponent will include resources to fund various types of training and capacity building for staff of the MPWH.


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    Yemen, Republic of

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    Middle East and North Africa,

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    Yemen - Corridor Highway Project

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Yemen - Corridor Highway Project (Arabic). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.