Project ID 567YEM2000

The project aims at ensuring that communities, households, and livelihoods in two disaster prone historic cities in Yemen are better protected, prepared and aware of disaster risk reduction measures. UNESCO will provide urgent assistance to local authorities and vulnerable communities in the Old City of Sana'a and the Old Walled City of Shibam, through the establishment of an early warning system in the Old Walled City of Shibam, strengthening the existing early warning system in in the Old City of Sana'a, increasing the communities' disaster risk reduction awareness, and initiating the preparatory phase for the establishment of a Flood Risk Management Information System.

  • On-going

USD 925,925

Total Project Budget

USD 2,304

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2023.02.14
End Date 2024.02.13
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 925,925 2,304

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
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 50%
  • 50%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%
  • Youth | 10%