FP171

Enhancing Early Warning Systems to build greater resilience to hydro-meteorological hazards in Timor-Leste

Enhancing Early Warning Systems to build greater resilience to hydro-meteorological hazards in Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste is a Least Developed Country (LDC) and also one of the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) which is in the process of re-building its government systems and infrastructure after 25 years of conflict.  Climate change —manifested through rising mean temperature, warming and rising sea level, ocean acidification and deoxygenation, less predictable and more extreme rainfall, tropical cyclones, flooding, landslides and prolonged droughts—presents serious challenges to Timor-Leste’s development and risks to lives, livelihoods, health, biodiversity, food security, water supply and economic growth.  This project will help to transform Timor-Leste’s climate information capabilities and early warning systems – which are vital to the country’s response to climate change.

The country’s climate information services, early warning systems and disaster risk reduction mechanisms will be expanded and upgraded in a number of ways to enhance: disaster risk knowledge; detection, monitoring, analysis and forecasting of hazards and possible consequences; warning dissemination and communication; and preparedness and response capabilities. The project will complement the investments in infrastructure being made in project FP109, by providing high quality climate information and science-based advice on planning adaptation.  

Total project value

 

Beneficiaries

 

Direct
1,034,495
Indirect
258,624
Theme

Adaptation

Result areas

Project timeline

Pipeline

05 Sep 2019 - 764 days

Concept note received

05 Sep 2019

Funding proposal received

12 Aug 2020

Cleared by GCF Secretariat

05 Apr 2021

Legal opinion on AE's Internal Approval

14 Sep 2021

Approved

07 Oct 2021 - 62 days so far

Approved by GCF Board

07 Oct 2021

Cleared by iTAP

07 Oct 2021

FAA executed

08 Oct 2021

Under implementation

Completed

One region

  • Asia-Pacific

One country

Two priority groups

  • Least Developed Countries
  • Small Island Developing States
USD  
  • Financing
    • Private sector
    • Public sector
  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large

GCF financing

InstrumentAmount
GrantUSD 20,980,722
Total GCF Financing
USD 20,980,722

Cofinancing

CofinancerInstrumentAmount
Co-FinancingIn-kindUSD 748,400
Total Co-Financing
USD 748,400

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Accredited Entity

United Nations Environment Programme
Mr. Henrik Slotte
Special Advisor, Resource Mobilization, Global Environment Facility and Green Climate Fund Coordinator, Corporate Services Division
United Nations Avenue, Gigiri, P.O. Box 30552, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone +41 22 917 85 98
henrik.slotte@un.org
unep-gcf@un.org
Ms. Hemini Vrontamitis
Legal Officer, Corporate Services Division
United Nations Avenue, Gigiri, P.O. Box 30552, Nairobi, Kenya
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National Designated Authority

Timor-Leste
Office of the Secretariat of State for the Environment
Mr. Pedro Godinho Dos Santos Marçal Da Costa
Executive Secretary of Timor-Leste Green Climate Fund National Designated Authority
Fomento Office, Rua Dom Boa Ventura No. 16, Mandarin, Dili, Timor-Leste
Phone +670 75826096 or +670 77571385
pedro.mcosta@nda.gov.tl
Mr. Augusto Manuel Pinto
Director for the National Directorate of Climate Change
Fomento Office, Rua Dom Boa Ventura No. 16, Mandarin, Dili, Timor-Leste
Phone +670 7781 1530
augusto.mpinto@yahoo.com

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