Project Title - "Fostering Disaster Risk Reduction and Early Warning System in Abkhazia"
Location - Georgia
Donor - EU/UNDP/COBERM
Client - Confidence Building Early Response Mechanism (COBERM), United Nations Development Programme Georgia
Dates - 2017-2018
Objectives - Project's overall objective is to support confidence building activities of non-state actors through fostering mutual understanding and joint efforts for mapping out Natural Disaster Risks (NDR) (natural hazards, vulnerabilities of elements at risk) in Abkhazia.
- Elaborate joint disaster risk assessment methodology, identifying authentic interests to assure ownership, tailored to the local needs in agreement with the Georgian-Abkhazian practitioners working in DRM field
- Jointly assess and map Natural Disaster Risks (natural hazards, vulnerabilities of elements at risk) common for Abkhazia using open-source and innovative approaches within Geographic Information system (GIS) environment in agreement with the Georgian-Abkhazian practitioners working in DRM field;
- Connect agents of change capable of influencing their societies – Strengthen cooperation within Georgian-Abkhazians practitioners working in Disaster Risk Management field