Scaling-up Multi-Hazard Early Warning System and the Use of Climate Information in Georgia

Scaling-up Multi-Hazard Early Warning System and the Use of Climate Information in Georgia

  • Status Under implementation
  • Date approved 01 Mar 2018 at B.19
  • Est. completion 12 Oct 2025
  • ESS Category Category B

Reducing the climate risk to Georgia's communities by supporting infrastructure and their livelihoods.

Georgia faces climate change-related risks including landslides, mudflows, erosion, avalanches, floods, drought, and strong winds. These are increasing in frequency, intensity and geographical spread due to climate change. Subsequently, the need for robust climate information and early warning has become a priority in managing risk to Georgia's sustainable development.

The expansion of a hydro-meteorological observation network and modelling capacities will provide reliable information on climate-induced hazards, vulnerability and risks. Specifically, the scaling up of Georgia's Multi-Hazard Early Warning System will improve community resilience. Robust climate information has been shown to reduce considerable costs.

The project has an estimated lifespan of 7 years.

Total project value






Result areas

Project timeline


23 Nov 2016 - 464 days

Concept note received

23 Nov 2016

Funding proposal received

06 Jun 2017

Legal opinion on AE's Internal Approval

05 Jul 2017

Cleared by GCF Secretariat

30 Nov 2017

Cleared by iTAP

06 Feb 2018


01 Mar 2018 - 226 days

Approved by GCF Board

01 Mar 2018

FAA executed

28 Aug 2018

Under implementation

12 Oct 2018 - 2,113 days so far

FAA effective

12 Oct 2018

Disbursement - USD 2,285,063

15 Jan 2019

Annual Performance Report

01 Mar 2019

Disbursement - USD 8,062,855

21 Oct 2020

Disbursement - USD 6,503,028

14 Mar 2023

To be completed

12 Oct 2025 - 446 days to go

One region

  • Eastern Europe

One country

  • Financing
    • Private sector
    • Public sector
  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large

GCF financing62% disbursed

GrantUSD 27,053,598
Total GCF Financing
USD 27,053,598


Co-FinancingGrantUSD 12,778,000
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 5,000,000
Co-FinancingIn-kindUSD 600,000
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 16,540,000
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 7,272,000
Co-FinancingGrantUSD 1,000,000
Co-FinancingIn-kindUSD 51,000
Total Co-Financing
USD 43,241,000

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Accredited Entity

United Nations Development Programme
Mrs. Nancy Bennet

Executive Coordinator, ad interim (A.I)
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Mr. Robin Merlier

Principal Advisor Environmental Law and Policy
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Phone +1 2129065842
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National Designated Authority

Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture
Ms. Nino Tandilashvili Primary
Deputy Minister
6, Marshal Gelovani Avenue, Tbilisi, Georgia
Phone +995-322-237-80-30
Ms. Maia Tskhvaradze Secondary
Head, Climate Change Division
6, Marshal Gelovani Avenue, Tbilisi, Georgia
Phone +995-591-27-67-77