The development objective of the proposed operation is to support the Government of the Commonwealth of
Dominica (GOCD) in: (a) strengthening the legal and institutional framework to increase climate and disaster resilience in
priority sectors; and (b) improving national fiscal capacity to respond to disaster and climate-related risks. This will include, for example, i) supporting the GoCD in implementing the its new building code through capacity building sessions for construction professionals, ii) implementing parts of the National Strategy for DRF, including capacity building in risk based asset management systems, and iii) supporting the implementation of the new national forestry and agriculture policies after key priority activities are identified, such as finalizing the forestry inventory

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