Philippines Program for Climate Resilience: TA for the Risk Resiliency and Sustainability Program (WB-P157325)

  • Philippines
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
May 8, 2017
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Government of the Philippines
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  • Climate and Environment
  • Technical Cooperation
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.15 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 11, 2017

Disclosed by Bank May 12, 2016

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Project Description
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The objective of the Program for Climate Resilience: TA for the Risk Resiliency and Sustainability Program Project is to increase the capacity of the Government of the Philippines to prepare the Risk Resiliency and Sustainability Program and enhance readiness for initiating its implementation. The grant’s activities will support the Government’s key adaptation priorities and means of implementation articulated in the Philippines’ (intended) Nationally Determined Contribution under the Paris Agreement. These include: (1) the rolling-out of science-based climate and disaster risk and vulnerability assessment process as the basis for mainstreaming climate and disaster risks reduction in development plans, programs and projects; (2) the development of climate and disaster-resilient ecosystem(s); (3) the enhancement of climate and disaster-resilience of key sectors; (4) the systematic transition to a climate and disaster-resilient social and economic growth; (5) research and development on climate change,extremes and impacts for improved risk assessment and management; and (6) enhancing the use of the Government’s annual budgeting system for improved climate planning. Key Results The proposed PDO indicators are: An operational framework for a national climate adaptation and resilience investment program to leverage investments in key vulnerable landscapes is developed through consultation. Government institutions are provided with capacity and coordination strengthening for responding to climate risks through risk-informed identification, planning, financing, execution, monitoring and reporting of adaptation and resilience investment.
Investment Description
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Climate Investment Funds of 0.15 Million USD

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World Bank Christophe Crepin Sector Leader +1 (212) 473-9727 Government of Philippines Department of Finance (63 2) 5239223 Implementing Agencies Department of Environment and Natural Resources Ramon J.P. Paje Secretary (63 2) 9252329 ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at:

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