To support the WB
Team in continuing the DRM dialogue in Brazil through project preparation and implementation to address identified challenges, opportunities and prospective
clients.Planned Activities:Knowledge and Capacity building - Promote the development of knowledge on risk
management and resilience with the municipalities of the southern states of
Brazil in cooperation with educational and research institutions.Technical
support for the development of proposals for priority projects - The
focus will be on disaster risk assessment as the basis for identifying priority
actions, as well as technical support for the execution
of studies that will serve as a basis for presenting proposals for fundraising
for the preparation of executive projects for the construction or adaptation of
infrastructures focused on risk mitigation.

State
support for designing policies for increasing urban resilience and disaster reduction - Support
to the states of Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul for the development of disaster mitigation policies
aimed at the sustainability of the work done in the previous components. The focus is on strengthening
the State System of Civil Protection and Defense, promoting the
capacity-building of state sectoral agencies to support municipalities in the
development and implementation of structural and non-structural actions aimed
at urban resilience.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

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