The development
objective of the grant is to develop drought resilience in drinking water
supply provision in Sri Lanka by taking a two-pronged approach of: (i)
identifying current drought risk hotspots nationally and in the future; and
(ii) developing risk preparedness and reduction strategy for selected districts
under the project.

Which Areas of Engagement are covered by this grant?

Open Access to Risk Information
Resilient Cities
Disaster Risk Finance
Hydromet Services and Early Warning Systems
Resilient Recovery
Inclusive Disaster Risk Management and Gender Equality
The Challenge Fund

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