The overall
objective of the proposed technical assistance is to promote investments in
infrastructure resilience in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region. The
specific objectives include:

Develop a methodology to assess infrastructure
vulnerability and develop an “Infrastructure Scorecard” that will reflect the
resilience of infrastructure

Formulate strategic portfolio investment plans
to upgrade different infrastructure systems based on the vulnerability assessment
and the Infrastructure Scorecard

Pilot testing/ roll out the methodology in
selected 5 countries, document lessons and finetune the methodology as needed.

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