The main objective of the proposed grant is to enable officials of China’s new Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM) to gain wider exposure thru international knowledge exchanges and share their extensive experience in managing disaster risks with their global peers. A secondary objective is for the World Bank to deepen its working relationship with the new ministry.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Open Access to Risk Information
Financial Protection
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