About Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund(UCCRTF)
What is the fund?
The Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund (UCCRTF) was established in December 2013 under the Urban Financing Partnership Facility. It supports ADB's response to the huge unmet needs of the region for both basic and economic infrastructure, being a core business area of operations under the Strategy 2020.
What are the priorities?
The UCCRTF will help build resilience to the effects of climate variability and climate change within medium-sized cities in Asia, particularly to reduce the vulnerability of the urban poor.
What kinds of activities are eligible for the fund?
The UCCRTF will use a systems-centered approach that supports making climate change a central element of city planning. This will be linked to the implementation of infrastructure and policy or institutional interventions, as well as strong knowledge, capacity building, and networking components.
Who is eligible to receive the fund?
The eligible counties to receive support from the fund are Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, and Viet Nam.
Who supports the fund?
The Rockefeller Foundation, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States support the fund.