Mozambique Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Program (WB-P166437)

  • Mozambique
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Mar 19, 2019
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 Mozambique
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Climate and Environment
  • Law and Government
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 80.00 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.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 113.00 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 Jan 16, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jun 7, 2018

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Project Description
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According to bank documents, the project objective is to strengthen the capacity of the Government of Mozambique to prepare for and respond to disasters and increase the resilience of key public infrastructure in risk-prone areas. The project has 4 pillars:

  1. Improving financial protection against disasters. This pillar will support the GoM to improve its financial protection against disasters through: (i) the capitalization and operationalization of the national Disaster Management Fund; and (ii) by enabling the placement of sovereign catastrophe insurance coverage for cyclones and/or drought with.
  2. Pillar 2: Strengthening National Capacity for Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery. The new DRM program stresses the need for improving access to accurate information and early warning for local communities, and capacity development for preparedness, response, and recovery planning. This pillar will support the GoM, particularly INGC, to improve capacity, systems, standards, and procedures for emergency management at the national and local levels.
  3. Pillar 3: Building Resilience in Public Investment. This pillar will support selected sector ministries to increase resilience of key public infrastructure in priority hazard-prone areas in Mozambique, which are often damaged, destroyed, or rendered temporally inoperable due to adverse hydro-meteorological events.
  4. Pillar 4: Technical Assistance. This pillar will be implemented under an IPF modality to help strengthen the fiduciary, socio-environmental, and institutional capacity of INGC and other government institutions involved in the implementation of the Program.
Investment Description
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Contact Information
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World Bank:
Name : Michel Matera
Designation : Sr Urban Spec.
Role : Team Leader(ADM Responsible)
Telephone No : 5333+2315
Email :

Name : Barry Patrick Maher
Designation : Senior Financial Sector Specialist
Role : Team Leader
Telephone No : 473-9644
Email :

Name : Bontje Marie Zaengerling
Designation : Urban Specialist
Role : Team Leader
Telephone No : 458-8431
Email : 

Borrower : Ministry of Economy and Finance
Contact : Adriano Ubisse
Title : National Director of Treasury
Telephone No : 00258823071664
Email : 

Implementing Agency:
National Institute for Disaster
Management (INGC)
Contact : Casimiro dos Santos Teresa Abreu
Title : Deputy Director General
Telephone No : 00258823013259
Email : 


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