Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

The National Planning Department (DNP) is responsible of managing Colombia's National Public Investment System (SNIP). In order to generate more resilient infrastructure against disasters and the effects of climate change, the SNIP developed the "Resilient Interventions Toolbox", which is a compendium of 5 tools generated to implement more resilient public investment projects (PIP) in the face of disaster risks. The tools are: 1.- Guidelines for PIP the formulation, 2.- Methodology for risk assessment, 3.- Guide for analyzing disaster risks, 4.- Verification protocol and validation application, and 5.- Guide for water supply, sanitation, and wastewater treatment projects.

The application of the Resilient Interventions Toolbox provides as a first step a series of guidelines for the project formulator to identify threats historically and prospectively, to facilitate analyses of threats, exposure, vulnerability, and risk for projects in any sector, as well as for specific water supply, sanitation, and wastewater treatment projects through Tool 5, which is related to the technical regulations for this sector. Additionally, the Toolbox enables proposers to analyze and evaluate risk reduction measures (RRMs), where the formulator can reformulate the project or, if necessary, relocate it.

Finally, tool 4 applies a protocol and application to verify compliance with the steps proposed in the previous tools and thus document the application of the Toolbox using a digital tool called "Technical Verification Tool" (Excel and Access) that must be completed by project formulators, supervisors, and viability analysts, providing a protocol for each of them.