The objective of this grant is to support the beneficiary client governments to modernize the hydrological and meteorological services and systems of Sub-Saharan African countries and to strengthen their adaptive capacity and disaster resilience of vulnerable communities and the economies. This will be achieved by developing the capacity of national hydro-meteorological and warning services, which will in turn support public and private sector users.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Open Access to Risk Information
Resilient Infrastructure
Resilient Cities
Financial Protection
Inclusive Disaster Risk Management & Gender Equality
Resilient Recovery

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