The objective of this technical assistance is to: (a) pilot a sound technical and low-cost, low-carbon, workable solution for building climate resilient bridges in remote poor
rural areas. This will contribute to the development objective of the Results-based Operations for Local Road Asset Management Project (LRAMP)
which seeks to improve the road accessibility and bridge connectivity of
rural communities in participating provinces in Vietnam including Thai Nguyen, Nghe An and Tra Vinh;(b) Obtain up-to-date know-how for piloting and
scale-up, contributing to climate-friendly improvements to transport technical standards as well as the overall resilience of the rural transport sector in Vietnam; (c) Build capacity within the Ministry of Transport,
Provincial Departments of Transport (PDoTs), research institutions and private
construction contractors and consultants in Vietnam on rural transport network
development with a strong focus on climate resilience and climate friendly

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Open Access to Risk Information
Resilient Cities
Hydromet Services and Early Warning Systems
Financial Protection
Inclusive Disaster Risk Management & Gender Equality
Resilience to Climate Change
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