To
strengthen the disaster preparedness capacity of the Royal Government
of Bhutan (RGOB). This will be achieved by (i) assisting the RGOB in developing a multi-hazard risk decision support system; and (ii) supporting the Ministry of Works and Human Settlement's transformational policy and institutional reforms toward green and resilient infrastructure development. The outputs include (i) consultancy to provide TA for multi-hazard risk assessment; (ii) a literature review on international best practices and lessons learned on policy and institutional frameworks for resilient and green infrastructure; (iii) recommendations on the Draft Construction Bill based on international best practices and lessons learned (report and presentation); (iv) recommendations on the Engineering Council framework based on international best practices and lessons learned (report and presentation); (v) a gap analysis report on the country’s existing construction quality management systems; (vi) recommendations on the Construction Quality Compliance Mechanism (CQCM); and (vii) recommendations on a roadmap for implementing CQCM.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Resilient Cities
Disaster Risk Finance
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