Tanzania - Humanitarian Emergency Assistance to mitigate the effects of the 2016 Earthquake in Kagera Region

Project Summary

Approval Date 12 Jan 2017
Signature Date 04 May 2017
Planned Completion Date 31 Mar 2018
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Mar 2018
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 11330
Commitment U.A 737,001.14
Status Completion

Project General Description

The emergency assistance proposed for this project is in response to the earthquake disaster of 14 September 2016 in Kagera region. Reports following this dramatic situation revealed that the education sector has been most affected, and urgent support is needed to restore normalcy in the learning of more than 20,000 primary school students and secondarily badly damaged by the earthquake. The Bank will support the ongoing efforts by the Government, the Agencies and NGOs to restore the education infrastructure, and minimize disruptions in the school calendar. The bank's emergency assistance will focus on the rehabilitation of classrooms, offices, teachers' houses and latrines that have been badly affected by the earthquake.

Project Objectives

The main objective of the proposed emergency assistance is to meet urgent needs of primary school pupils and secondary school students in the earthquake affected areas, and restore 3 normalcy in the learning activities.


Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, Populations of Kagera region

Participating Organization

Special Relief Funds
Disaster Management Department (DMD)


IATI identifier 46002-P-TZ-KZ0-001
Last Update 18 Feb 2020


Contact Details

Name CHARLE Prosper
Email p.charle@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Tanzania, United Republic of