This grant will help review existing DRM policies, identify potential gaps and priority policy and institutional reform actions for PNG, which can be strengthened through further technical assistance or the potential CAT-DDO under discussion. This grant became effective on October 23, 2019.Activities include technical assistance for the development and strengthening of DRM regulation and policies and targeted technical inputs on increasing community resilience and community- based disaster recovery. The project will help align policy and institutional actions with PNG’s Medium-Term Development Plan III (2018- 2022), as well as the National Disaster Risk Reduction Framework (2017-2030).

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