Central America: Fostering Resilience

Increasing Capacities for Flood and Drought Disaster Reduction and Building Resilience in Central America

Period of implementation

36 months ((02/01/2019 to 01/01/2022))

Amount of EU grant

€2,000,000

Overall project Amount

€2,000,000


Countries::


Costa Rica

El Salvador

Guatemala

Honduras

Panama

Nicaragua

Objective:

Promote integrated disaster risk management in the development of Central American countries, from a cross-sectoral approach, and by increasing resilience and adaptive capacity, in order to reduce socio-economic and environmental vulnerability.

Beneficiaries:

Direct beneficiaries: National Meteorological Services, Ministries of Environment and Risk Management Entities, at national and local levels. Indirect beneficiaries: Municipalities selected by the countries to be strengthened in their GRD and GIRH capacities and supported where pilot projects on water harvesting are being implemented to address drought problems and risk management strengthening.

Map of project intervention areas


Expected results

Project team

Raul Artiga, Regional Coordinator for the Project. Alexandra Urias, Administrative and Financial Officer of the Project.

Contact

Raúl Artiga rartiga@sica.int (the only regional level contact)

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