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Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Program (DRFIP)

The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) is a global partnership that helps developing countries better understand and reduce their vulnerability to natural hazards and climate change. GFDRR is a grant-funding mechanism, managed by the World Bank, that supports disaster risk management projects worldwide. Working on the ground with over 400 local, national, regional, and international partners, GFDRR provides knowledge, funding, and technical assistance. Vision  A world where resilient societies manage and adapt to ever-changeing disaster and climate risk, and where the human and economic impact of disaster is reduced.  How it works: GFDRR provides technical assistance, capacity building, and analytical work to help vulnerable nations improve resilience and reduce risk. Through its in-country work, GFDRR awards grants for specific activities in line with its seven operating principles: -Demand-driven approach to ensure maximum impact -Leveraging development investments and policies -Focusing on inclusive design and participation -Empowering women and mainstreaming gender -Jointly addressing disaster and climate risk -Developing knowledge and sharing best practices -Prioritizing a results-oriented approach GFDRR's grants are organized around eight areas of engagement, which represent our priorities in the coming years. -Promoting open access to risk information -Promoting resilient infrastructure -Scaling up the resilience of cities -Strengthening hydromet services and early-warning systems -Deepening financial protection -Building resilience at community level -Deepening engagements in resilience to climate change -Enabling resilient recovery
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  • United States (headquarters)
  • Washington, D.C.