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The Project

The Climate Adaptation and Resilience for South Asia project, or CARE for South Asia, supports the region in building resilience to climate change by improving the availability of regional data and knowledge, developing guidelines, tools and capacities, and promoting climate-resilient decisions, policies and investments across key sectors in beneficiary countries. The project is implemented by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES), and supported by the World Bank.


  • Expand Regional Resilience Data and Analytics Services (RDAS)
  • Strengthen national-level sectoral Decision Support Systems (DSS) for climate resilience
  • Training for climate-informed decisionmaking
  • Advisory services for policy and investment interventions
  • Promote climate-resilient design and standards
  • Implementation support to climate-risk management solutions
  • Innovation for climate adaptation and resilience


  • Improved access to regional climate information and analytics for climate-informed decisionmaking
  • National-level planning and decision-making tools are better climate risk-informed
  • Regional climate resilience guidelines incorporated into national standards
  • Sectoral investments supported to include climate risks and resilient design
  • Institutional capacities strengthened to undertake climate-informed policies and planning



  • Climate-smart agriculture
  • Integrated water resources management
  • Resilient transport infrastructure
  • Finance
  • Policy and planning


  • May 2020 - August 2025


Project Appraisal Document

The document provides a detailed description of CARE for South Asia.

Environmental and Social Commitment Plan

The document sets out the measures and actions, as well as their timings, to better manage the environmental and social risks of CARE for South Asia.

Stakeholder Engagement Plan

The document outlines the plan to enable the participation of stakeholders, and to ensure that project design, approaches and activities are inclusive.

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