The grant objective is to strengthen the disaster resilience of West African states through regional collaboration and improved coordination, planning, policy advisory and knowledge dissemination capacity of ECOWAS. The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) plays an important role for addressing trans-boundary hazards and coordinating regionally harmonized preparedness and response policies and activities in West Africa;

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