MOP, the public works ministry, will be responsible for executing the funds donated by the Government of Japan. They will buy goods and services for dealing with climate change and clean energies, such as machinery and equipment.
Specifically, the ministry will acquire dump trucks, water trucks, loaders, excavators, mini loaders, backhoes, tractors, pneumatic compactors, asphalt spreaders, rollers, and field compressors, among others, to be used in risk mitigation and prevention.
The EU will fund 22 projects for disaster preparedness in CA.
Among other aspects, the programs allow work on emergency infrastructure support, development of risk maps and early warning systems.
The head of the Disaster Preparedness Programme of the European Union in Central America (Dipecho), France's Virginie André, told EFE that "The Dipecho operations will be conducted in six Central American countries, where 19 national projects and 3 regional projects will be financed... There are six (projects) in Nicaragua, five in El Salvador, four in Honduras, four in Guatemala and three at regional level."
World Bank approved a $ 50 million credit for a Natural Disasters Risk Management Program.
According to a news release from the Bank, the funds will be used to finance the government budget to enable the implementation of policies and institutional reforms. The ultimate goal is to create a framework for managing natural disasters, leading to concrete actions to reduce risks and the country's vulnerability to these events.
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