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.

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