The objective is to strengthen the capacity of relevant ministries and agencies in Samoa to (i) implement building codes for climate resilient housing and (ii) improve multi-hazard early warning system.This work has contributed towards the preparation of policy
actions for a Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Development Policy Operation with
Catastrophe-Deferred Drawdown Option (CAT-DDO) which was approved in 2018.

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