The project objective is to support the multi-hazard resilience of critical
infrastructure with a focus on the interdependency of water and power supplies in
the city of Yangon, Myanmar. This objective is achieved through (i) multi-hazard lifeline water supply infrastructure vulnerability and capacity assessment, which examines the physical, operational, institutional & end-user resilience of Yangon’s water & power supply networks and (ii)identification of critical investment options for lifelines, which scopes soft- and hard-
measures to improve the resiliency of selected lifeline infrastructure assets.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

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