Strengthening the Climate Adaptation Capacities in Georgia

Assistance to create a functional disaster risk reduction system in Georgia    

Photo: Vladimer Valishvili/UNDP

Summary

Georgia is committed to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Agreement on Climate Change since signing the documents in 2015. The country has already developed its National Strategy on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) 2017-2020 to increase efficiency of its response to the possible threats. UNDP will continue assistance to strengthen national capacities in adapting to climate change.  

Activities

With funds from the Swiss Cooperation Office (SCO) in the South Caucasus, UNDP assists the Government of Georgia to enhance its disaster risk reduction capacities focusing on hazard mapping and application of disaster damage/loss assessment methodology. The initiative focuses on obtaining important baseline information on state of the art in disaster risk reduction and management practices to create a functional disaster risk reduction system in Georgia.   

Contact information

Project address

15, Paliashvili Street
Tbilisi, Georgia 

Contact persons

Salome Lomadze
Project Manager
salome.lomadze@undp.org

Nino Antadze
UNDP Environment and Energy Team Leader
Nino.antadze@undp.org

Status:

Completed

Project start date:

January 2018

Estimated end date:

February 2019

Focus area:

  • accelerate structural transformations
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Georgia

    Implementing partner:

    United Nations Development Programme

    Full project information  

    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • Swiss Agency For Development And Cooperation - Sdc
  • Amount contributed

    $213,415

    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2018 $193,145

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