Following an effusive eruption at the La
Soufriere volcano, first detected in December 2020, this project aims to
support the government of Saint Vincent & the Grenadines in its efforts to
respond to the volcanic eruption. It also aims to focus on enhancing emergency
preparedness in the country by improving the operational frameworks for DRM and
climate resilience. Specifically, the project focuses on strengthening the
operational framework for school infrastructure resilience in order to allow
for education continuity in light of the volcanic eruption and the COVID-19

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