Papua New Guinea

Active Grants: 0

GDP (current US$): 21.09 billion (2017)

Population: 8.25 million (2017)

Major Partners

INFORM Risk Rating: 5.5

Risk data from INFORM, a global open-source risk assessment for humanitarian crises and disasters, uses a scale from 0-10, with 10 as the highest level of risk.

Primary Hazards


GFDRR supports activities to strengthen disaster and climate resilience in this country. Additional information forthcoming.

Grants Awarded by GFDRR 2007 - Present

World Bank Engagements 2012 – Present

Project Description
Water Supply and Sanitation Development Project
$70 million | Start date: 02/2017 (Ongoing)

The development objective of Water Supply and Sanitation Development Project for Papua New Guinea is to support the development and strengthening of the planning and implementation capacity of water sector institutions, and to increase access to water supply services in selected urban towns and rural districts.

Rural Service Delivery Project
$23 million | Start date: 06/2017 (Ongoing)

The development objective of the Rural Service Delivery Project for Papua New Guinea is to improve communities' access to basic infrastructure and services in targeted rural areas using inclusive, participatory planning, and implementation.