The main objective of the Technical Assistance (TA) is to improve the government’s capacity to build physical and fiscal resilience to disasters to ensure shared prosperity by (i) promoting disaster and climate risk reduction policies in priority sectors; (ii) supporting the Ministry of Finance in developing technical and institutional capacity in disaster risk financing; and (iii) targeting DRM policies and investments towards promoting shared prosperity.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Open Access to Risk Information
Resilient Cities
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