PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS GRANT IS COMPLETELY ALIGNED WITH AND IS A CONTINUATION OF TF0A8646. THEREFORE THIS REPORTING MIRRORS THAT FOR TF0A8646The objective is to demonstrate how disaster risk management can be integrated and mainstreamed across China’s expansive urban areas by incorporating relevant design principles and implementing modalities across a range of IBRD financed urban operations in China (during preparation as well as under implementation).The focus will be on enhancing the capacities of Chinese cities, related national and provincial entities as well as education and training institutions to better manage climate and disaster risks by leveraging the World Bank’s extensive urban portfolio in China of USD 1.84 billion across 16 projects under implementation and an additional investment of about USD 1.05 billion in five projects which are currently under preparation.

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