Pacific Resilience Project Phase II for the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI): FP066

Project Outline

This project seeks to promote a systematic transformation of the Marshall Island's coastal management through innovative solutions in the densely populated areas of Ebeye and Majuro. The project will draw on innovative and highly technical modelling of the coastline to strengthen the environment for investment in coastal protection. It will also seek out new means for sourcing sustainable aggregates from atoll islands for use in construction, which will have wider benefits for other atoll nations.

Country(ies) Republic of the Marshall Islands
National Designated Authority (NDA) Office of Environmental Planning & Policy Coordination
Accredited Entity (AE) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and International Development Association: World Bank (International)
Executing Entity (EE) Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Public Works (Public)
Date of Final FP Submission December 30, 2016
Estimated Project Duration 2017-2022
Target Sector Coastal Protection
GCF Financing 25 million USD (Grant) Small
Co-financing IDA: 23.60 million USD (Grant)

Project Description

< Major Project Components>

  1. Institutional strengthening for National Disaster Management Office (modernize facilities, capacity building for disaster management/post-disaster needs assessment).
  2. Improving early warning system for outer islands.
  3. Investment to coastal protection and integrated coastal risk management including investigation for sustainable sources of aggregates in Majuro and Kwajalein atolls.
  4. Strengthening contingency emergency response mechanism to quickly disburse funds for critical imports and reconstruction.
Schematic chart of the project
Schematic chart of the project
  • International Development Association (IDA)
  • National Disaster Management Office (NDMO)
  • Pacific Resilience Program (PREP)
  • Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)
Ref: FP066 Pacific Resilience Project Phase II for the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI)

Potential Indicators of Key Impacts

Expected total number of direct and indirect beneficiaries, disaggregated by gender (reduced vulnerability or increased resilience):

  1. Direct beneficiaries: 10,000 persons + 6,000 persons (56% of total beneficiaries will be female)
  2. Indirect beneficiaries: 23,800 persons (22% of the total population)