Project ID 537RLA2000

This project will build capacity for disaster risk reduction in the built environment. It is targeting 5 countries (Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Peru, Mexico) and will work towards the following objectives: - Improved seismic performance of new buildings - Improved seismic performance of existing buildings - Risk-informed policy making

  • On-going

USD 900,000

Total Project Budget

USD 678,178

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2020.05.04
End Date 2024.01.03
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Natural sciences Japan 900,000 678,178

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Natural sciences
Outcome 3 - Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction Output: 3.SC1 - Inclusive knowledge and capacities of Member States strengthened to advance and apply science for sustainable management of natural resources, ecosystem and biodiversity conservation and restoration, and disaster risk resilience
Outcome 9 - Develop ethical standards, norms and frameworks for action to meet the challenges of innovative technologies and digital transformation Output: 9.IP5 - Institutional capacities strengthened for harnessing the benefits of artificial intelligence in all areas of UNESCO's competence, while addressing the ethical challenges and ensuring the use of digital technologies to promote, protect and fulfil human rights and fundamental freedoms
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 20%
  • Small Island Developing States