The Disaster Resilience Hub aims to enhance climate resilience and disaster preparedness in Commonwealth communities by providing a holistic solution and point of reference to assist member countries in implementing mitigation and adaptation measures, establishing effective early warning systems, promoting community engagement, and building capacity at the local and national levels.

Disaster Resilience Hub objectives:

  • To reduce vulnerability to climate change impacts and natural disasters in Commonwealth communities.
  • To enhance the capacity of local stakeholders and communities to respond to climate-related challenges.
  • To establish and improve early warning systems for timely response to climate-related disasters.
  • To promote community participation and ownership in resilience-building efforts.
  • To facilitate access to climate finance for member countries, prior to, during, and in the aftermath of disasters.
  • To further a community of practice, regarding disaster preparedness and resilience, composed of member states.