objective of this project is to strengthen the Government of Malawi’s technical
and institutional capacity for managing climate and disaster risks, by
supporting key policy reforms in the country. The objective will be achieved by
providing technical assistance for: (i) finalizing a Disaster Risk Management
(DRM) bill and operational guidelines, which will mandate a comprehensive DRM
approach; (ii) reviewing and strengthening the national urban policy by
integrating climate and disaster resilience considerations; (iii) advancing the
preparation of the National Meteorological policy that will pave the way for
improving climate and meteorological services in the country; and (iv)
developing a roadmap for safe and resilient school infrastructure in Malawi.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

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