Medan Flood Control Project

Period (Date of Loan Agreement):
January 28, 1998

North Sumatra

Amount Provided:
9,697 million Yen

Executing Agency:
Directorate General of Human Settlements, Ministry of Public Works

Key Points:
Supporting the flood control project to protect Medan from flood damage

The objective of the project is to mitigate flood damage in Medan, the principal city in the island of Sumatra, and its surrounding areas and thereby contribute to economic development in this region. The project consists of flood control measures, including improvement works of Percut River in North Sumatra Province, and the construction of Medan floodway connecting Deli and Percut Rivers (in order to attain the safety against the flood less than a 25-year return period).