According to the World Bank, this objective of the project is to support the Government of the Dominican Republic in strengthening institutions for improved climate and disaster relief in priority sectors and estabishing mandatory regultions for climate and disaster risk reduction in public investment and construction works. It will build on previous policy reforms by the Government in its Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation systems to mainstream the programs while ensuring their sustainability. The World Bank says this project will directly contribute to enhancing the country's capacities to adapt to climate change.
Loan agreement between the Dominican Republic and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
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