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Pakistan - First Phase of the Sindh Water Sector Improvement Project : additional financing - resettlement plan : Final report (English)

The development objective of the First Phase of the Sindh Water Sector Improvement Project (WSIP) for Pakistan is to envisage improved efficiency, reliability, and equity of irrigation water distribution in three area water board (AWB) namely Ghotki, Nara, and Left Bank. Negative impacts include: loss of trees and crops, loss of structures, loss of asset, loss of land acquisition, loss of income, and loss of livelihood. Mitigation measures include: a) cash compensation for affected part of the structure at replacement value; b) allowance to cover repair cost of the remaining structure; c) cash compensation equivalent to market value of gross harvest for one year production or for the remaining period of tenancy/lease, whichever is greater; compensation at market value and for loss of net income from subsequent crops that cannot be planted for the duration of temporary possession; and in cash on the basis of replacement cost of material and labor without deduction for depreciation or salvageable materials for the damages during the period of temporary possession.


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    Resettlement Plan

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    South Asia,

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    Final report

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Pakistan - First Phase of the Sindh Water Sector Improvement Project : additional financing - resettlement plan : Final report (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.