Promoting resilience and disaster preparedness to natural hazards and social violence in high-risk communities in Nicaragua and El Salvador.

Promover la resiliencia y la preparación ante desastres ante los peligros naturales y la violencia social en comunidades de alto riesgo de Nicaragua y El Salvador.


Land/Region Department Municipality
Nicaragua Puerto Cabezas Puerto Cabezas



General Objective:
Improve disaster preparedness for early and effective response and resilience of communities affected by natural and anthropogenic disasters in territories with high rates of social violence in the Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast and the dry corridor of El Salvador.

Outcomes executed by ASB:

  • Outcome 1:
    Promote the inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action.
  • Outcome 2:
    Flood early warning system (EWS) with a focus on inclusion in communities in the Wawa river watershed.
  • Outcome 3:
    Promotion of safe water for disaster response, with pre-positioning of 7 UF filter units (ultrafiltration) for water purification and training for installation and use at country and Central American region level.