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Project profile: Indian Ocean Consortium - ISDR Appeal 2007

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Basic Information

Project Number:
Maximum CIDA Contribution:
Executing Agency — Partner:
Start — End:
2007-02-28 — 2007-03-12


  • Asia multiple countries: 100%


The Indian Ocean Consortium is an initiative of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) System to support the national components of the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (IOTWS).

The consortium of ISDR system partners are providing an immediate package of advisory support to the governments of the Indian Ocean tsunami-affected countries. The coordinated package aims at assisting up to 10 governments, initially, in planning and building capacity for tsunami early warning and response systems. The expected results of this project are to ensure that the basic needs of tsunami-affected populations are efficiently met.


Emergency assistance
  • Disaster prevention and preparedness (074010): 100%


Expected Results

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Contracts, Grants and Contributions

Recipient NameDateType
Secretariat for the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR)2007-01-01Grant