Cabo Verde Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Credit and Loan with Cat DDO (WB-P160628)

  • Cape Verde
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Oct 30, 2018
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 10.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 8.00 million
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Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 16, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jul 13, 2018

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Project Description

The development objective of the proposed operation is to support the Government of the Republic of Cabo Verde in:

  1. Strengthening the institutional and legal framework to increase disaster and climate resilience; and
  2. Incorporating disaster and climate resilience considerations and technical standards into the management of school infrastructure and territorial planning.

The proposed operation is designed to support the Government’s ongoing reforms to mainstream and incorporate disaster risk reduction and climate resilience as a cross-cutting requirement through the sectors and development planning. Cabo Verde has recently started designing the legal and institutional framework that set the stage
for a comprehensive disaster risk management system. The program supported by this DPC/L supports the establishment of the necessary institutional structures and protocols to increase the preparedness, response capacity, and resilience to natural catastrophes. Such an institutional framework is essential for mainstreaming DRM and climate resilience into the decision-making process. Furthermore, the reforms will also strengthen the territorial planning and urban development processes and increase disaster and climate resilience of public and private school infrastructure assets, which will reduce the long-term human and economic impact of disasters.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank:
Oscar Anil Ishizawa Escudero, Robert Curle Jesse Reid
Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist

Ministério das Finanças
Carla Cruz
National Director for Planning 

Implementing Agency:
Ministério das Finanças
Carla Cruz
National Director for Planning 


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