The objective
is to strengthen Sub-Saharan
Africa countries technical capabilities to better anticipate, manage and recover from climate
and disaster risks for a long-term resilient development. Activities implemented
under this grant directly contribute to the Supporting Climate Change
Mitigation and Adaption pillar of the World Bank Africa Strategy for

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

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