Across the Middle East and North Africa (MNA) region, droughts, earthquakes, water scarcity, and heat waves continue to hamper development efforts and adversely impact livelihoods and economies. Weather extremes, such as torrential rains and floods, affect tens of thousands each year—with many events occurring in contexts of fragility arising from conflict. Disaster recovery efforts have been underway in such countries, presenting more complex challenges and a need for coordinated efforts among additional development partners. Disaster risk reduction in urban areas remains a priority in this heavily urbanized region where many cities are significantly exposed to natural hazards.
Which Areas of Engagement are covered by grants in this region?
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
Data only includes core program grants.
|Tunisia - Maintenance planning for a resilient road network||Tunisia||
|$200,000.00||3/2021||10/2022||Japan-World Bank Program for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Developing Countries|
|Strengthening the resiliency and sustainability of wastewater investments and management to mitigate urban flood risks in Gaza||
|$300,000.00||3/2021||11/2022||Japan-World Bank Program for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Developing Countries|
|Upper Egypt Resilient Road Transport Technical Assistance||
|$300,000.00||2/2021||10/2022||Japan-World Bank Program for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Developing Countries|
|MNA Regional Mainstreaming DRM Support||Middle East and North Africa||
|$250,000.00||2/2021||2/2023||GFDRR Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Supporting Disaster and Climate Resilience in Developing Countries|
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