The objective of the proposed grant is to further strengthen and scale the participation of local workers and citizens in gathering disaster risk information for World Bank operations teams and government clients. This proposal is timely given the need to continue to generate key information to understand risk while dealing with the effects of COVID-19 on local labor market dynamics requiring a respect of social distance and the creation of new local earning opportunities.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Resilient Infrastructure
Hydromet Services and Early Warning Systems
Financial Protection
Inclusive Disaster Risk Management & Gender Equality
Resilience to Climate Change
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