Disaster Response and Recovery Facility (DRRF)


In line with the Sendai Framework of Action and the Government of Bangladesh’s 7th FYP, renewed attention is required to develop the whole society’s capacity on preparedness for disaster response & recovery. Building on successes of Early Recovery Facility project, the facility will continue to focus on rapid- scaling up and effective management of SDGs and a developed county status by 2041. The proposed Facility will adopt an “economy-wide” approach and will primarily support Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief and gradually expand its support to selected key sectors at all levels for enhancing national capacity and supporting policy making for resilient recovery.


Implement timely, appropriate and adequate response and recovery assistance to the households, community, businesses for quick return to sustainable development pathways & business continuity

Work with DPs, the UN/Cluster systems to support GoB for carrying out PDNA and mobilizing resources

Support making appropriate policies, financial instruments, and technological innovation on preparedness for recovery through cluster coordination support

Work as, when appropriate, a fund management facility for humanitarian and development agencies to foster cost effective and time efficient mechanism.


Disaster Response and Recovery

Strengthening National Capacity on Large Scale Disasters

Policy Support  


Promoting Business Resilience



Project start date:

October 2018

Estimated end date:

December 2022

Focus area:

  • eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions
  • build resilience to shocks and crisis
  • accelerate structural transformations
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Bangladesh

    Implementing partner:

    United Nations Development Programme

    Full project information  

    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • Swedish International Development Cooperation (sida)
  • United Nations Development Pro
  • Government Of Germany
  • Montreal Protocol
  • Ministry Of Commerce
  • China
  • Unocha/central Emergency Response Fund
  • Cerf
  • Climateworks Foundation
  • Un High Commissioner For Refugees (unhcr)
  • International Organization For Migration
  • Swiss Agency For Development And Cooperation - Sdc
  • European Civil Protection & Humanitarian Aid Operations
  • Government Of Japan
  • Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Australian Dfat
  • Undp Funding Windows
  • Canada Deparment Of Foreign Affairs
  • Trade And Development
  • United Nations Development Fund For Women (un Women)
  • Department Of Foreign Affairs
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2021 $2,518,279

    2020 $8,427,380

    2019 $5,242,691

    2018 $647,209

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