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World Bank's Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction (GFDRR) is a partnership of 41 countries and 8 international organizations committed to helping developing countries reduce their vulnerability to natural hazards and adapt to climate change. 

The partnership’s mission is to mainstream disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in country development strategies by supporting a country-led and managed implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action.

GFDRR has three main business lines to achieve its development objectives at the global, regional and country levels.

  • Track I: Global and Regional Partnerships
  • Track II: Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in Development
  • Track III: Sustainable Recovery

Six initiatives that complement the three tracks and Climate Change Adapation (CCA) programs are:

  • The Economics of Disaster Risk Reduction
  • GFDRR Labs
  • Disaster Risk Financing & Insurance
  • Strengthening Weather and Climate Information and Decision-Support Systems (WCIDS)
  • Capacity Development
  • Gender

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