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Brief: Resilience Building and Disaster Response Management in the Indian Ocean
The Resilience Building and Disaster Response Management in the Indian Ocean (RDRM-IO) programme UNDRR component was launched on 22 March 2022. The objective of the UNDRR component is to improve Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) understanding and governance capacities of the island states of Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles through activities that aim at improving the national institutional and operational preparedness for disasters. In doing so, the programme will support the countries to assess and develop national policies and regulatory frameworks on DRR. The RDRM-IO is co-funded by the European Union (EU) in partnership with the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) and implemented by the IOC, PIROI and UNDRR.
The overall objective of the Resilience building and Disaster Response Management in the Indian Ocean (RDRM- IO) programme is to reduce disaster and climate related losses in the human, economic, social, physical and environmental assets of IOC member states. In the context of this programme, the specific objective of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is to improve Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) understanding and governance capacities of the island states through activities that aim at:
- Improving the national institutional and operational preparedness on DRR
- Assessing, improving, and developing national policies and regulatory framework on DRR