This project is part of a broader ACP-EU Program "Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities" focusing on Regional Economic Communities (RECs) (namely Result Area 2) with the main following objective: African Regional Economic Communities have DRR coordination, planning and policy advisory capacities operational to support their respective member states and regional and sub-regional programs. Implemented by GFDRR. The specific objective is to strengthen and accelerate the effective implementation of an African comprehensive DRR and risk management framework at Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) level. It does this by: 1/ Strengthening the coordination capacity of RECs; and 2/ Assisting RECs in developing planning and policy advisory capacities to support their member states and regional/sub-regional programs on DRM.

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