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Small Island States Resilience Initiative (SISRI)

The Small Islands States Resilience Initiative (SISRI) is a global program launched by the World Bank in September 2014, in response to calls by Small Island States for greater and more effective support to build their resilience to climate change and disaster risk. The goal of SISRI is to support Small Island States in reducing climate and disaster risks to their populations, assets, ecosystems and economies.

Support provider 
European Union, Japan, and contributions from several other members of the World Bank.
Purpose of support 
Scoping and project preparation
Creating enabling environments and building institutional capacity
Steps to access  

For more information about SISRI, plesae contact Denis Jordy at djordy@worldbank.org.

Climate objective 
Adaptation
Sectors and themes 
Industry and Infrastructure, Renewable Energy, Transportation, Urban
Type of support provider 
Multilateral
Type of recipient 
Public entity at the national level
Fund size 

USD 180 million a year. For 2016-2018 around USD 820 million for the three-year commitment period.

Co-financing required 
No
Trustee or administrator 
World Bank
Contact information 
https://www.gfdrr.org/small-island-states-resilience-initiative