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Metro Manila Flood Management Project

Article by SDS Admin Published on February 15, 2019

Metro Manila Flood Management Project
The Metro Manila Flood Management Project is a joint project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) with assistance from the World Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank which was approved in September 2017 and started implementation during the first quarter of 2018. The development objective of the Metro Manila Flood Management Project is to improve flood management in selected areas of Metro Manila. The project will modernize 36 existing pumping stations on top of building 20 new ones; minimize solid waste dumped in waterways; as well as provide housing to resettle affected individuals and communities. The project will help increase the resilience of Metro Manila by building reliable infrastructure to reduce losses from flooding.

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