Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery

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Name of initiative Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)
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NAZCA Initiative No
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Starting year 2006
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Secretariat The Secretariat carries out the mission of GFDRR and manages its day-to-day operations. It is housed at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C. with satellite offices in Brussels, Tokyo and Geneva.
Organisational structure
Geographical coverage Global
Name of lead organisation World Bank
Type of lead organisation International organisation
Location/Nationality of lead organisation United States of America


Description The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) is a global partnership that helps developing countries better understand and reduce their vulnerabilities to natural hazards and adapt to climate change. Working with over 400 local, national, regional, and international partners, GFDRR provides grant financing, technical assistance, training and knowledge sharing activities to mainstream disaster and climate risk management in policies and strategies. Managed by the World Bank, GFDRR is supported by 34 countries and 9 international organizations.
Objectives To advance and scale up coordinated financial and technical assistance to disaster prone


Activities Pillars of Action:

Pillar 1: Risk Identification Pillar 2: Risk Reduction Pillar 3: Preparedness Pillar 4: Financial Protection Pillar 5: Resilient Recovery

One or two success stories achieved

Monitoring and Impacts

Function of initiative Technical dialogue, Capacity building, Funding
Activity of initiative Knowledge dissemination and exchange, Training and education, Fundraising
Goals The Work Plan 2016-2018 presents a pathway for the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) to scale up efforts to meet the demand of developing countries for enhanced resilience in the face of growing hazards from and exposure to natural disasters and climate change, both well aligned with and supporting the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
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Available reporting "Managing Disaster Risks for a Resilient Future", A Work Plan for the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery 2016 – 2018.


Participants Number Names
Members 24  
Companies 0
Business organisations 0
Research and educational organisations 0
Non-governmental organisations 2 Global Network of Civil Society Organisation for Disaster Reduction- GNDR (United Kingdom),  Red Cross (Switzerland).
National states 17 Australia,  Austria,  Denmark,  Germany,  Grenada,  India,  Italy,  Japan,  Luxembourg,  Mexico,  Norway,  Saudi Arabia,  Serbia,  Sweden,  Switzerland,  UK,  USA.
Governmental actors 0
Regional / state / county actors 0
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 4 UNDP (USA),  WMO (Switzerland),  Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (Saudi Arabia),  OECD (France).
Financial Institutions 1 Islamic Development Bank (Saudi Arabia).
Faith based organisations 0
Other members 0
Supporting partners 0
Number of members in the years
Have only national states as participators No


Transport Agriculture Forestry Business Financial institutions Buildings Industry Waste Cities and subnational governments Short Term Pollutants International maritime transport Energy Supply Fluorinated gases Energy efficiency Renewable energy Supply chain emission reductions Adaptation Other Resilience Innovation Energy Access and Efficiency Private Finance
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Not only have national states as participators