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Philippines - First Water Supply, Sewerage and Sanitation Sector Project (English)

The First Water Supply, Sewerage, and Sanitation Sector Project will help finance rural water supply and sanitation investments included in the Government's Water Supply, Sewerage and Sanitation Master Plan 1988-2000. The project's real focus is intended to redress the imbalance in sector service to the urban and rural populations and to better reach the poor, the majority of whom live in the rural areas. Institutionally, the project assist the Government in achieving its policy objective of decentralizing investment planning and implementation. Funds be provided under the project for : 1) water supply development for some 18,000 rural communities, primarily in Luzon; 2) rural sanitation development throughout the country, including the provision of sanitary excreta disposal facilities for one million households; and 3) technical assistance for : a) project implementation; b) preparation of Provincial Sector Plans for 37 provinces in Luzon; c) training and community development by DPHW, DOH, and the Department of Local Government (DLG) for the local staff and communities involved in operating and maintaining facilities to be provided under the project; d) quality assurance and control; e) preparation of future water supply and sewerage projects by the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA); and f) updating of the Master Plan.


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    East Asia and Pacific,

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    Philippines - First Water Supply, Sewerage and Sanitation Sector Project

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Philippines - First Water Supply, Sewerage and Sanitation Sector Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.