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2007

Solid Waste Management Project for Iraqi Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works and the Governorate of Basra – Iraq

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Titre : Solid Waste Management Project for Iraqi Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works and the Governorate of Basra – Iraq

Pays /Région : Irak

Localisation : MMPW Baghdad/National Level and Basra Governorate including Basra City

Code projet : ITF E3-14 WTSN/JP/ Solid Wast

Durée : Overall Programme Duration 42 months Start Date : 4 Jul 2007 Original end date : 4 Jan 200

Présentation
The main goal of the project is to contribute to improved public health and environmental conditions in Iraqi cities by assisting the Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works and the Governorate of Basra with the development and implementation of new waste management laws, policies and programmes. The first key objective is to support national level initiatives by the MMPW aimed at developing new laws, regulations, policies and programmes for SWM and for the decentralization of the delivery of waste management services to the municipal government level. The second objective is to contribute to an effective SWM system in the Basra Area.
The main outputs of the programme as per the approved programmatic document : Recommendations for necessary changes to existing national and local level WM laws, regulations, policies and programmes.  Selected Iraqi officials exposed to WM best practices from other countries of relevance to Iraq.  A capacity development and institutional strengthening plan aimed at improving the capacity of MMPW officials to formulate and implement national level WM laws, policies and programmes.  A fully equipped WM department office within the headquarters of the MMPW in Baghdad.  A comprehensive WM plan prepared for the Basra governorate that documents existing problems, identifies future waste generation rates, and recommends solutions for the effective handling of existing and future waste.  A capacity development and institutional strengthening plan aimed at improving the skills to effectively collect and dispose of waste of the local authorities in Basra.  Selected demonstration areas and landfill sites in Basra equipped with waste collection and disposal equipment.  Enhanced awareness of the local residents in Basra regarding WM practices.  Existing landfill sites improved ; demonstration sites identified and operational.  Workshop facilities/ garage in Basra for the maintenance of sanitation vehicles upgraded.  SWM offices in Basra rehabilitated and equipped with computers and office equipment.

Agences Nations Unies : UN-HABITAT(lead) and UNICEF

Implementing Partners : National counterparts : Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works (MMPW) and Basra Governorate. International Organizations, including NGOs:UNICEF and UN-HABITAT

Financement  : • Total ITF US $ 6,317,441 • UNICEF : $3,921,015 • UN-HABITAT : $2,396,42

United Nations Development Group

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