This project aims to demonstrate
new disruptive technology services that address the data gaps in managing
exposure and climate risks in Africa’s fastest growing cities.

The project will develop operational services that
harness new technological opportunities in risk mapping at continental,
metropolitan and local scales. These new technologies are based on the recent and
significant improvements in satellite image acquisition, drone mapping and
survey applications and artificial intelligence for image classification and

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Open Access to Risk Information
Disaster Risk Finance
Resilience to Climate Change
Hydromet Services and Early Warning Systems
Resilient Recovery
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