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Sierra Leone - Integrated and Resilient Urban Mobility Project : Resettlement Plan : Resettlement Policy Framework (English)

The development objective of the Integrated and 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) cash compensation for affected land equivalent to replacement value either in cash at market rates or cadastral values (whichever the highest) or through replacement land acceptable to the affected parties; (2) land for land replacement where feasible, or compensation in cash for the entire landholding according to project affected persons (PAP’s) choice; (3) opportunity cost compensation assistance in rental or lease of alternative land or property (for a maximum of 6 months) to re-establish the business; (4) cash compensation equivalent to 10 percent of lease or rental fee for the remaining period of rental or lease agreement; (5) opportunity cost compensation equivalent to 2 months net income based on tax records for previous year (or tax records from comparable business or estimates), or the relocation allowance, whichever is higher; and (6) provision of funds to cover transport costs and livelihood expenses for 1 month for transport and transitional livelihood costs.


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    Sierra Leone

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    Resettlement Plan

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    Sierra Leone,

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    Resettlement Policy Framework

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Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone - Integrated and Resilient Urban Mobility Project : Resettlement Plan : Resettlement Policy Framework (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.