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Project Name: Improving Community Resilience in the Dry Corridor of Honduras Project
Project Description: Disaster resilience has become one of the major topics in the international humanitarian aid community. Honduras is considered one of the most vulnerable countries to climate risks and natural disasters in the world. The southern part of Honduras, which is also part of the Dry Corridor in Central America, has suffered from one of the worst droughts in decades. In line with global trends and to assist in addressing the recurrent drought situation, the project aims to enhance resilience to multi-threat scenarios, with a focus on drought in communities located in the Dry Corridor of Honduras.
Overall, the project:
1.Increased knowledge and skills of local population to manage risks related to climate variability;
2.Improved capacity of local emergency committees for monitoring and forecasting droughts;
3.Implemented small-scale infrastructures in the target communities.

Implementation Start Date: 2017/12/8
Implementation End Date: 2019/2/15
Source of Funding: TaiwanICDF
Project Objectives: To enhance resilience to multi-threat scenarios, with a focus on drought in order to reduce the impacts of climate variability, in communities located in the dry corridor of Honduras
Executing Agency: CARE Honduras
Implementation Arrangement: The TaiwanICDF dispatched a volunteer to assist in the implementation of the project; CARE Honduras implemented the proposed activities and liaised with relevant government offices and civil society organizations.
Project Type: Technical Assistance and Capacity Building
Cooperating Stakeholders: CARE Hounduras
Cooperating Country: Central America, Honduras
Cooperating Organization: CARE
Themes: Environmental Protection, Agriculture
Project status: Completed projects
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  • Date Updated:2019/5/2