The objective
of the grant is to mainstream the use of disaster and climate-related risk
information in the different stages of the Bank engagement cycle. This project
has four specific objectives:

1.
Provide strategic DRM input to country teams
and clients as part of the discussions at the different stages of the country
engagement cycle.

2.
Improve understanding of building exposure to
inform urban analytics and operational engagements.

3.
Mainstream and promote the use of country disaster
risk profiles (CDRP) and disaster and climate-related risk information for
decision-making in the SSA region.

4.
Improve the coordination and resource
mobilization for disaster response and recovery through the rapid
quantification of damages in the aftermath of a disaster event.The project is structured in four components,
matching each of the specific objectives.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Disaster Risk Finance
Hydromet Services and Early Warning Systems
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