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.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Open Access to Risk Information
Resilient Cities
Hydromet Services and Early Warning Systems
Financial Protection
Inclusive Disaster Risk Management & Gender Equality
Resilience to Climate Change
Resilient Recovery

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