Effective Disaster Risk Management for Sustainable Human Development and Security


The project puts stronger emphasis on (i) integrating Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) into sustainable development programming, (ii) strengthening of national disaster risk assessment and monitoring capacity, (iii) building local level DRR capacity, (iv) strengthening regional cooperation, (v) making DRR gender and age sensitive.

Expected Outcome

By 2016, Disaster Risk Management framework in compliance with international standards, especially the Hyogo Framework of Action.

Expected Outputs

  • Participatory Disaster Risk Reduction integrated into sustainable development programming and national capacity building
  • Comprehensive disaster risk assessment and monitoring system established for effective socioeconomic development programming and early warning
  • Resilience of local communities strengthened through applying integrated DRR approach
  • Regional cooperation strengthened in addressing resource based transboundary conflicts and cross-cutting issues mainstreamed (gender and age sensitive approaches) into essential elements of DRR

Project Types

Technical Assistance


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
United Nations Development Programme 0.02
Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery 1.2
Total 1.22