Project Coordination and Monitoring Unit (PCMU)

Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project (ECRRP) & Urban Resilience Project (URP)

Programming Division, Planning Commission, Ministry of Planning


Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) Part


01. Project Title : Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project (ECRRP): BWDB Part (3rd Revised); Component: C & Sub-component-D2
02. a) Sponsoring Ministry/Division : Ministry of Water Resources (MOWR)
b) Executing Agency : Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB)
03. Objectives of the Project:

  • To rehabilitate/repair of the BWDB infrastructures of 29 Polders damaged by Cyclone Sidr of 15 November, 2007 and Cyclone Aila of 25 May 2009, 10 (ten) worst affected Upazilas of 3 (three) coastal districts to bring them to pre-cyclone condition so as to bring the damaged structures in operational condition to ensure the desired benefits of the sub-projects.
  • To carry out following 4 (four) studies:
i) Formulate a long term Coastal Embankment Improvement Program in order to increase safety against cyclonic surge of certain degree taking consideration of sea level rise and global warming and prepare detailed design of infrastructures of economically important polders;
ii) Technical studies for River Bank Improvement Program that would focus on reconstruction of Brahmaputra Right Bank Embankment (BRE) starting from Sirajgonj town upwards Kazipur with preparation of detailed design& tender documents;
iii) Consultancy Services for Bangladesh River Improvement and Conservation (BRIC) Project.
iv) Consultancy Services for Environmental and social studies for the Gorai River Restoration Project.
04. Location of the Project


  Division District Upazila
a) Barisal Patuakhali Galachipa, Kalapara, Dashmina, Rangabali
Barguna Barguna Sadar, Patharghata, Amtali, Bamna, Taltoli, Betagi
Pirojpur Mathbaria, Bhandaria


05. Project Implementation Period : a) Original August, 2008 to June, 2013
b) 1st Revised August, 2008 to June, 2014
c)  2nd Revised August, 2008 to December, 2017
d)  3rd Revised August, 2008 to December, 2017


06. Revised Cost of the Project
Source GoB RPA DPA Total
Through GoB Special Account
a) Original 2,849.44 13,500.18 1,715.29 18,064.90
b) 1st Revised 33,905.75 17.65 33,923.40
c) Re-Appro. 33,905.75 17.65 33,923.40
d) 2nd Revised 70,310.00 70,310.00
e) 3rd Revised 107.51 74,925.15 17.34 75,050.00











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