Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards

Project Summary

To strengthen disaster risk management systems and pilot investments in select villages to increase the resilience to the impacts of natural hazards and climate variability and change

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department (VMGD), with inputs from National Disaster Management Office (NDMO), Department of Local Administration (DLA), Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD), Vanuatu Agriculture Research and Technology Center (VARTC), and Department of Rural Water Supply (RWS)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,580,000 USD
Co-financing Total
4,440,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
573,000 USD
Total Cost 10,170,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
15 Sep 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Oct 2008
Concept Approved
31 Oct 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
05 Apr 2017
Project closed
31 Dec 2018