The objective is to build off previous efforts in enhancing government capacity to better manage disaster risks, through technical assistance meant to strengthen the DRM system at national and municipal levels.This objective will be achieved by:Strengthening Hydromet services to overcome current challenges and build capacity in the themes of climate information and early warning systems.Strengthening emergency preparedness, government continuity and resilient recovery at national and local levels.Identify specific priority investment projects to reduce disaster risk and enhance urban resilience in selected cities.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

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