This is a final evaluation report of the “Making Cities Sustainable and Resilient” project, which was jointly implemented by UN-Habitat and UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) in the period of 2016-2020. The project aimed at improving the understanding of, and capacity to address disaster at local level, particularly in crisis cities to support national disaster risk reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) strategies.
The specific objectives of this evaluation were provided in the ToR as follows:
- Assess achievement of planned results and performance.
- Examine the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability, impact and coherence of the project;
- Identify lessons learned and propose recommendation to scale-up or replication.
The evaluation provides an independent appraisal of the performance, in terms of achievements, challenges/risks and opportunities of the project focusing on two Result Areas 3 and 5, implemented by UN-Habitat, in line with the donor agreement, project investment and results chain (log frame), it builds on the mid-term evaluation that was jointly conducted by UN-Habitat and UNDRR in 2018.