Government of India – UNDP project on enhancing institutional & community resilience to disasters & climate change was implemented in the state of Kerala since 2013. Visible developments were made by the project with regard to mainstreaming disaster risk reduction & climate change adaptation. One of the major achievements of the project was with regard to preparing community disaster management plans in Munrothuruthu & Peringara villages of Kollam and Pathanamthitta districts respectively.

One of the key contributions of the project was doing the training needs assessment in the health sector of the State. In Urban Risk Reduction component, the project was mainstreamed in Thiruvananthapuram corporation which has earmarked own funds for disaster risk reduction activities. Under the capacity development initiative of the project, 2012 community members and 1119 government officials were trained.

Detailed project report may be found here