The objective of the project is to support the
Government of Uganda in improving its disaster risk management governance and
building regulatory capacity. 1) The grant provides technical advisory support to improve disaster risk management governance. Activities included support for the preparation of the DRM bill, providing technical inputs into the comprehensive national DRM plan, and assessing the emergency preparedness and response framework and providing recommendations. Outputs include policy/guidance notes with recommendations on DRM governance improvements, and meetings/workshops on DRM governance improvements. 2) The grant provides technical advisory support to improve building regulatory capacity. Depending on the progress of the reforms the Government of Uganda and the NBRB, activities include review and technical advisory support to updating Uganda’s building code, guidance materials to support building professionals and regulators to interpret and implement the building code, and e-permitting system, process, and design. Outputs include recommendation report on improvements in
building regulatory capacity, and meetings/workshops on building regulatory
capacity improvements.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Open Access to Risk Information
Resilient Cities
Disaster Risk Finance
Hydromet Services and Early Warning Systems
Resilient Recovery
Inclusive Disaster Risk Management and Gender Equality
The Challenge Fund

Sendai Priorities

Priority 1Understanding disaster risk
Priority 2Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk
Priority 3Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience
Priority 4Enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response and to “Build Back Better” in recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction