Bringing Resilience to Scale - A Work Plan for the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery 2017

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This Work Plan sets out a detailed program of work for the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) during financial year 2017 (FY17). It provides the basis for prioritization, implementation, and monitoring of GFDRR resources and activities. The Work Plan was presented and endorsed at the 17th meeting of the GFDRR Consultative Group (CG), held in Washington, D.C. on April 27, 2016.

Under this Work Plan, GFDRR expects to commit approximately $90 million in FY17. This level of engagement will stabilize the GFDRR program at a level anticipated in FY14. As in previous years, the largest part of the program will be implemented through the Country Program, with support from eight Thematic Programs. Additional support will go toward knowledge and partnership activities. Funding will be mobilized from the GFDRR Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF); the Japan-World Bank Program for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Developing Countries; the Africa Caribbean Pacific (ACP)-European Union (EU) Program; and other sources.

The program will contribute strategically to fulfilling the 2030 agenda for global development. GFDRR resources will be deployed to support measurable progress on the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR), which was adopted in 2015. It also takes into account the emphasis on resilience and adaptation in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. In addition, the Work Plan is presented together with a Gender Action Plan that provides a focus on deeper integration of gender considerations in disaster risk management (DRM).