objective of this proposed grant is to inform the new generation of investments
and policies for coastal resilience in Bangladesh. Activities
under this proposed grant will provide technical assistance to the Bangladesh
Water Development Board (BWDB), the national agency responsible for water
management which will also serves as an implementing agency for projects under
BDP2100 as well as the Bank funded CEIP-1. This TA will also support the improved
viability and effectiveness of future Bank funded projects building on previous
and ongoing work to be implemented through BWDB.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Open Access to Risk Information
Resilient Cities
Disaster Risk Finance
Hydromet Services and Early Warning Systems
Inclusive Disaster Risk Management and Gender Equality
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