The project development objective is to strengthen the capacity of
the Government of Myanmar (GoM) to reduce the impacts of natural hazards in
Myanmar by mainstreaming disaster resilience, and
improving GoM’s knowledge of disaster risks in Yangon.
objective is being achieved through the implementation of grant activities focusing on: i) improving the knowledge base on flood and seismic risks in Yangon City; ii) providing the analytical foundation for a building regulatory capacity assessment; and iii) supporting the implementation
capacity of YCDC in providing quality and risk-resilient infrastructure.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Open Access to Risk Information
Hydromet Services and Early Warning Systems
Financial Protection
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