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To sustain the resilience of human and economic development in Bangladesh through inclusive, gender responsive disaster management and risk informed development.


  • Enhance effective management of the natural and manmade environment focusing on improved sustainability and increased resilience of vulnerable individuals and groups.

  • Substantial increase in resilience to disaster and reduction in disaster risk, loss of lives and livelihoods of men, women, girls and boys; and protection of the health of persons, businesses and communities in Bangladesh.


  • Improved capacities for risk-informed and gender-responsive development planning.

  • Strengthened disability inclusive, gender-responsive national capacities to address recurrent and mega disasters.

  • Improved capacity of selected public institutions to achieve resilience outcomes through designing and constructing risk-informed, disability inclusive and gender-responsive infrastructure.

  • Enhanced women’s leadership capacities for, gender-responsive disaster management decisions, investments and policies at national and local levels.

  • Strengthened disability inclusive, gender responsive community preparedness, response and recovery capacities for recurrent and mega disasters.


It is well understood that securing development gains through disaster risk management......


These four implementing partners have overall responsibility for management and implementation for their own sub-project, including the appointment of a Project Director. Each sub-project is partnered with a participating UN organization: the DDM and Programming Division of the Planning Commission sub-projects with UNDP, the DWA sub-project with UN Women, and the LGED sub-project with UNOPS. The participating UN agencies will provide technical advices, quality assurance and – where requested by the implementing agency - implementation support.

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