The World Bank approved on Feb 17 a $30.96 million loan to Cambodia to help fund
an urban water-supply project. The project will improve drinking water availability
and quality in Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville.
The project will have a strong poverty alleviation focus which will augment production
and availability of safe drinking water enabling many poor, underprivileged and vulnerable
groups easy access and affordable access to such water without costly intermediaries,
according to a Ministry of Economy and Finance statement.