The objective of the grant is to strengthen the institutional capacity of the Democratic Republic of Congo to manage natural disaster risks in the region of Goma, with a focus on volcanic risk. Grant activities include the development of a volcanic risk assessment and contingency plans for Goma, and strengthening civil society awareness and preparedness to natural hazards.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Resilient Infrastructure
Resilient Cities
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