The objectives of this Technical Assistance
(TA) is to create an enabling environment to develop a comprehensive disaster
risk financing program in Sri Lanka. To achieve this objective, this TA will
support three main activities: a) development of recommendations and a detailed
outline for a disaster risk financing and insurance strategy; b) development
of exposure data catalogue that will be used to quantify fiscal exposure to
disasters; c) Strengthening of the Post-Disaster Damage and Loss Reporting System
(DaLRS).

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Resilient Infrastructure
Resilient Cities
Hydromet Services and Early Warning Systems
Inclusive Disaster Risk Management & Gender Equality

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