Donor Organization: DFAT (Department of Foreign Affairs, Australia

Exeuctive & Partner Organization: MECDM, MEHRD, MDPAC, MAL, MPGIS


The goal of the programme is: to strengthen the resilience of Pacific island communities to disasters and climate change related risk.  The programme will be centered on two components that will be implemented under one coordinated and integrated programme:

  1. risk governance: supporting mainstreaming of DRM and CCA  into development planning and budgeting at all levels of government; and
  2. community level risk management: strengthening community resilience through targeted and inclusive community based DRM and CCA (supported through a community small grants scheme) and integration of risk management into local level governance mechanisms. 

Location: Pilot sites are Temotu, Guadalcanal and Honiara

Time Frame: 4 years (2013-2016)

Total Cost/Budget: USD $4 million for over 4 years

Status: Ongoing

Sector: Disaster Risk Management

Expected Outputs/Outcomes: 

Strengthening of the governance systems in ensuring that possible adaptation and mitigation measures are taken into considerations (e.g intergration of Climate & disaster risk into secondary curriculum; LLEE-establishment of knowledge hubs in Temotu province to improve communities knowledge in planting Climate resilient crops and improve traditional ways of soil fertility to increase food supply. Mainstreaming of CCA and DRR into planning and budgeting of sectoral ministeries.

Contact Person(s):

  • Adi Galokepoto, Program Officer, Pacific Risk Resilience Program, UNDP Joint Presence Office, (677) 7401742, (677) 21446/27446

National Climate Change Policy: N/A

Amount of Project Budget Spent to Date: N/A

Percentage of Project Budget Spent to Date: N/A