The objective is to
develop the analytical basis to support relevant government ministries in strengthening the resilience of existing and planned school and other public facilities
across selected Pacific Island Countries.

Expected outputs include:Educational
facilities needs assessment and service delivery plan for Tonga;Asset mapping and
classification of common/representative building construction typologies,
fragility and vulnerability functions for at least two countries; Diagnostic studies to identify options for
strengthening and upgrading of common/representative
asset (building) typologies; A safer schools technical report
for Tuvalu, summarizing key observations and recommendations for improving school safety. Training & capacity building in at least
two of the following areas in at least two countries – building operation,
maintenance, vulnerability assessment and strengthening options

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Open Access to Risk Information
Resilient Cities
Disaster Risk Finance
Hydromet Services and Early Warning Systems
Resilient Recovery
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