|Implementation Period:||June 2011 – March 2013|
|Countries:||Cambodia and Timor-Leste|
|Donor:||ESCAP Trust Fund for Tsunami, Disaster, and Climate Preparedness through UNDP regional office|
|Level of Funding:||USD 20,000|
|Program Area:||Program Area 4: Capacity Building in Early Warning at all Levels|
The project aims to strengthen capacities to manage extreme weather events through the development of standard operating procedures, forming capacity in vulnerability assessment, and through a series of trainings at national and regional levels for managing extreme weather events. Key activities include the review of early warning system in project countries; the development of regional training curriculum on improving collection and sharing of reliable forecasts to national agencies; the development of vulnerability profiles for Cambodia and Timor-Leste; the development of national SOPs for early warning; and training of forecasters in the provision of annual, seasonal, monthly, and real-time forecasts for preparedness planning, response, and risk reduction.