This grant is part of a broader ACP EU Program "Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities" focusing on 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 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.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Open Access to Risk Information
Resilient Cities
Disaster Risk Finance
Inclusive Disaster Risk Management and Gender Equality
Resilient Infrastructure
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