CDF Call for Proposals Extension

Bridgetown, Barbados, 13 October 2021 - The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency wishes to inform National Disaster Management Offices (NDMOs) and relevant national agencies, responsible for CDM implementation that the closing date for the Second (2nd) Country Directed Fund Call for Proposals (CFP) under the Building the Resilience of the CARIFORUM States to Disaster Risks and Climate Change Impacts (BRICS) programme is hereby extended to 6th December 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time.

The following CDEMA Participating States are eligible to receive funding: Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, The Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, The Republic of Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, The Republic of Suriname, The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

The proposed initiative should: (1) be valued between 10,000 and 60,000 Euros, (2) support the CDM results articulated in the National CDM Work Programme that has been endorsed by the requisite governmental authority and accepted by CDEMA CU, and (3) identify intervention(s) that will be completed within twelve (12) months of disbursement of the funds, inclusive of the project closeout period.

The competitive Call for Proposals will cover projects that enhance capacity within CDEMA Participating States in the priority areas of (1) Enhanced Institutional Capacity; (2) Knowledge Management and Learning for CDM; (3) Sector Integration of CDM; (4) Enhanced Community Resilience; (5) Strategic Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation and Research; (6) Contingency Planning and Exercise Design and Testing; (7) Emergency Response Coordination; (8) Disaster Situational Awareness (Damage Assessment); (9) Information Management; (10) Disaster Risk Reduction; (11) National Disaster Management Organization Capacity Building; (12) DRR-related Information and Communication Technologies; and (13) Emergency preparedness and response support for hazard impacts (including pandemic outbreak such as COVID-19 and epidemics).

Proposals will be screened for eligibility, completeness, and linkages to the CDM Strategy 2014-2024 and the Country Work Programme. Only proposals which have satisfied the requirements will be submitted for evaluation by the Grant Approval Board, which will review the application and make the final decision for granting the funds. Applications should be submitted to the Executive Director, Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) Coordinating Unit This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 6th December 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time.
Please see attached the following document:

Guidelines for Applicants
Application Form
Application Checklist

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