October 9, 2019
On October 9, 2019, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a Record of Discussions with the Government of the Republic of Fiji for the Project for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction, a technical cooperation project.
The project aims to strengthen the capacity to implement and promote disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities in line with international, regional and national policies through capacity building for hazard assessment and establishment of implementation mechanism for national and local DRR planning and activities. The project will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goals 1, 11, 13 and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (*).
* The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 is a global agenda that was adopted at the Third UN World Conference for DRR in March 2015.
Details for the project are provided below.
|Country||Republic of Fiji|
|Project title||Project for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction|
|Planned implementation period||48 months|
|Executing agency||National Disaster Management Office (NDMO)|
|Target region||Suva, Target Cities and/or towns in the Central and Western Division|
|Specific project details (provisional)||Dispatch of experts and acceptance of training participants for enhancing the capacity of NDMO and related ministries for hazard assessment, local DRR planning and the promotion of DRR investment.|