“ To support strategies and complement existing strategies that enable local communities and institutions to better prepare for, mitigate and respond adequately to natural disasters by enhancing their capacities to cope and respond, thereby increasing resilience and reducing vulnerability in South Asia”
Duration of the decision: 24 months (if no suspension)
Start of Eligibility Date: 1 January 2011
Projects: possibly 18 months duration.
FUNDING DECISION - Steps Disaster Preparedness Budget Line Estimated Timings Drafting decision text Mid September 2010 Adoption of the Decision by the Commission (ECHO + inter-service consultations) End of October 2010 Consultation with EU Member States Humanitarian Aid Committee (HAC) Mid November 2010 Parliament’s feedback to the Decision (right of scrutiny) February 2011 Adoption of Decision by the Commission Mid February 2011