This World Bank-executed grant provides technical assistance to the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) related to the Cambodia Southeast Asia Disaster (SEA DRM) Project (P160929) which seeks to improve climate resilient rural road connectivity in select provinces across the country. The grant supports the RGC in achieving the above project development objective of the SEA DRM Project related to resilient rural roads investment, and to integrate disaster and climate resilience into financial planning, and meet post-disaster funding needs. The grant closes on September 30 2020. The funds have been fully disbursed.This will be achieved by providing technical assistance to (i) the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) to promote resilient approaches for road infrastructure ensuring
quality construction and introducing innovative approaches; and (ii) providing technical support to the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) related to the development of a national DRFI strategy and preparation of a regional catastrophe risk pooling mechanism (SEADRIF).

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Open Access to Risk Information
Resilient Cities
Hydromet Services and Early Warning Systems
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