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Dhai Conference On Sathrm

  1. 1. International Conference on Strategic Approach to Hazard Risk Management Sponsored By Defense Housing Authority, Islamabad Organized By
  2. 2. Presentation Pointers <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Scope & Sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions and Platforms </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SESSION ONE: Risk Identification </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SESSION TWO: Emergency Preparedness and Response </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SESSION THREE: Investment in Risk Reduction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SESSION FOUR: Capacity Building </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SESSION FIVE: Mechanisms for Risk Transfer and Financing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Profile of the Participants </li></ul><ul><li>Conceptual Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Proposed PR Plan: DHAI Excellence in Disaster Response Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Obligations </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Preliminary Budget Estimate – Conference </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Preliminary Budget Estimate – Local and Foreign Media </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Timeline </li></ul>
  3. 3. Objectives <ul><li>The main underlining objectives of the event will be: </li></ul><ul><li>INVESTOR CONFIDENCE </li></ul><ul><li>What do Pakistan’s investors need to know for their confidence to be restored </li></ul><ul><li>PUBLIC CONFIDENCE </li></ul><ul><li>How can the people of the areas surrounding the earthquake be assured that </li></ul><ul><li>plans are in place to prevent a similar disaster reoccurring </li></ul><ul><li>FUTURE STRATEGY </li></ul><ul><li>How should the government and relevant associations work together to prevent </li></ul><ul><li>another disaster? What can be learnt from the experiences of other countries? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Scope & Sessions <ul><li>Asiamoney has defined the scope of the international conference in line with </li></ul><ul><li>the following critical issues identified in the Preliminary Damage and Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment Report of ADB and World Bank comprising five pillars that </li></ul><ul><li>elaborate a comprehensive Hazard Risk Management approach : </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Identification </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Preparedness and Response </li></ul><ul><li>Investment in Risk Reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity Building </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanisms for Risk Transfer and Financing </li></ul><ul><li>Asiamoney proposes to organize a two-day conference comprising Five </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions based on the Strategic Hazard Risk Management Approach presented </li></ul><ul><li>by Asian Development Bank and World Bank in view of their long term financial </li></ul><ul><li>as well as technical commitments and involvement in post-disaster activities. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Risk Identification <ul><li>SESSION ONE: RISK IDENTIFICATION: </li></ul><ul><li>Seismic hazard analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-hazard risk assessment and mapping </li></ul><ul><li>REGIONAL AND GLOBAL RISK IDETIFICATION PLATFORMS: </li></ul><ul><li>World Seismic Safety Initiative (WSSI): </li></ul><ul><li>World Meteorological Organization (WMO) </li></ul><ul><li>Global Earthquake Safety Initiative (GESI): </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Research on Changing Earth System: </li></ul><ul><li>The Global Earth Observation System of Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Geo Hazards International </li></ul><ul><li>California Seismic Safety Commission </li></ul><ul><li>Pakistan Meteorological Department </li></ul><ul><li>Geological Society of Pakistan </li></ul>
  6. 6. Emergency Preparedness and Response <ul><li>SESSION TWO: EMRGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE: </li></ul><ul><li>National level </li></ul><ul><li>Local level </li></ul><ul><li>EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS AND RESPONSE PLATFORMS: </li></ul><ul><li>World Institute for Disaster Risk Management </li></ul><ul><li>ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management </li></ul><ul><li>Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Directorate of Disaster Preparedness, Cabinet Office Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Earthquake and Mega Cities Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Bureau for Crises Prevention and Recovery, UNDP, Geneva </li></ul><ul><li>Earthquake Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Research Center (EDPMRC) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Investment in Risk Reduction <ul><li>SESSION THREE: INVESTMENT IN RISK REDUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>Reducing risks in post-earthquake reconstruction </li></ul><ul><li>Protection of Public Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Land use </li></ul><ul><li>Legislation and standards for future safety </li></ul><ul><li>Retrofitting </li></ul><ul><li>RISK REDUCTION PLATFORMS: </li></ul><ul><li>Global Forum For Disaster Reduction </li></ul><ul><li>UN Inter-Agency Force on Disaster Reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Asian Disaster Reduction Center: Disaster Management Systems </li></ul><ul><li>U.N. International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) </li></ul><ul><li>Building Seismic Safety Council of the National Institute of Building Sciences, University of Colorado </li></ul>
  8. 8. Capacity Building <ul><li>SESSION FOUR: CAPACITY BUILDING </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional capacity building and coordination </li></ul><ul><li>Education and training </li></ul><ul><li>Public awareness-raising </li></ul><ul><li>CAPACITY BUILDING PRESENTATIONS AND PLATFORMS </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado at Boulder research on: </li></ul><ul><li>“ A Comparison of Public Awareness and Perceptions of Hazards in Hazard Prone Landscape.” </li></ul><ul><li>Public Awareness Literature developed by ADRC </li></ul><ul><li>A presentation on: “Issues Relating to Disaster Management: Challenges for Governance Reform in Asia” </li></ul><ul><li>A presentation on: “Advocacy and Capacity Building for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Development Practice.” </li></ul>
  9. 9. Mechanisms for Risk Transfer and Financing <ul><li>SESSION FIVE: MECHANISM FOR RISK TRANSFER AND </li></ul><ul><li>FINANCING </li></ul><ul><li>Risk transfer through insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Mitigating the social and economic impacts of future disasters </li></ul><ul><li>Research and development of earthquake engineering capacity </li></ul><ul><li>APPROPRIATE PLATFORMS: </li></ul><ul><li>United Nations Disaster Relief Organization (UNDRO) </li></ul><ul><li>United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) </li></ul><ul><li>Asian Urban Disaster Mitigation Program </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-hazard Mitigation Council of the National Institute of Building Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Hazards Mitigation Group, University of Geneva </li></ul><ul><li>USAID’S Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Operation USA </li></ul><ul><li>Geo-Risks Research Department-Munich Reinsurance Company (Munich Re) </li></ul><ul><li>Asian Development Bank, World Bank, Islamic Development Bank </li></ul><ul><li>Oxfam, Hope, SOS Village, Islamic Relief </li></ul>
  10. 10. Profile of the Participants <ul><li>WHO WILL BE INVITED: </li></ul><ul><li>A list of 265 experts of international repute from more than 80 countries representing the </li></ul><ul><li>following areas of specialization has been prepared: </li></ul><ul><li>Research institutes dealing with geo-sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Seismic centers and networks </li></ul><ul><li>Associations of builders, developers, architects and engineers </li></ul><ul><li>University Departments </li></ul><ul><li>Donor groups </li></ul><ul><li>National and international media </li></ul><ul><li>Banking and financial institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance companies </li></ul><ul><li>Non-governmental organizations and </li></ul><ul><li>Government departments </li></ul><ul><li>Invitations will be sent to all of them. However a list of 30 experts of national and </li></ul><ul><li>international repute, after the confirmation of their availability, will be presented to DHAI </li></ul><ul><li>for the selection of speakers. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Conceptual Framework <ul><li>Pursuant to the objectives of the International Conference, sponsored experts </li></ul><ul><li>will be given specific conceptual guidelines to follow in their papers focusing on: </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing of available expertise – Pakistan Specific </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of the latest technology – Pakistan Specific </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation of territory-specific pre-disaster Preparedness and post-disaster Relief and Rehabilitation Manuals and Guides – Pakistan Specific </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer of know-how through Crash Training Programs – Pakistan Specific </li></ul><ul><li>Earthquake Proof High Rise Buildings – Pakistan Specific Safety Protocol </li></ul><ul><li>Acceptable Regulatory Options for all stake holders – Pakistan Specific </li></ul>
  12. 12. Proposed PR Plan <ul><li>DHAI EXCELLENCE IN DISASTER RESPONSE AWARDS: </li></ul><ul><li>It is proposed that in order to actively and enthusiastically involve the cross-segments of </li></ul><ul><li>stakeholders a number of DHAI Excellence in Disaster Response Awards in the following </li></ul><ul><li>categories may please be announced: </li></ul><ul><li>Overall Excellence in Disaster Response by Print Media: Local and Foreign </li></ul><ul><li>Overall Excellence in Disaster Response by Electronic Media: Local and Foreign </li></ul><ul><li>Excellence in Disaster Relief Delivery: Individual Local, Individual Foreign </li></ul><ul><li>NGO Local, NGO Foreign </li></ul><ul><li>President of Pakistan’s Certificate of Appreciation: Top 10 Corporate Donors </li></ul><ul><li>President of Pakistan’s Certificate of Appreciation: Top 3 Financial Donors – a: Country b: Institution </li></ul><ul><li>President of Pakistan’s Certificate of Appreciation: Ministry of Privatization and Investment </li></ul><ul><li>DHAI and Co-sponsors will form a Award Nomination Committee consisting of: </li></ul><ul><li>Prime Minister’s Advisor on Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Country Director, Asian Development Bank </li></ul><ul><li>Country Director, World Bank </li></ul><ul><li>Director General ISPR </li></ul><ul><li>Director General External Publicity Wing </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>PRELIMINARY ESTIMATED EXPENSES: CONFERENCE </li></ul><ul><li>Venue: </li></ul><ul><li>Traveling: (Foreign Experts X 15, Local Experts X 15, Asiamoney Staff) </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitality: (4 Coffee Breaks, 2 Lunch Breaks and 2 Dinners) </li></ul><ul><li>(Boarding and Lodging X 30 Guests X 3 Nights, Asiamoney Staff) </li></ul><ul><li>Conference Kit: (Research, Conference Workbook) </li></ul><ul><li>Research, Networking and In-House Promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Conference Décor: (Internal and External) </li></ul><ul><li>___________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>TOTAL: </li></ul><ul><li>_______________________________________________________ </li></ul>Financial Obligations
  14. 14. <ul><li>PRELIMINARY ESTIMATED EXPENSES: LOCAL AND FOREIGN MEDIA </li></ul><ul><li>LOCAL MEDIA : </li></ul><ul><li>Print Media: ( DAY ONE) </li></ul><ul><li>(DAY TWO) </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Media: </li></ul><ul><li>FOREIGN MEDIA : </li></ul><ul><li>Print Media: </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Media: </li></ul><ul><li>* Subject to Media Partnership Arrangement and Availability of Additional Media Sponsorships </li></ul><ul><li>_ _______________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>TOTAL: </li></ul><ul><li>_________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>** Additional US$2324.00 will be adjusted through either * or transferred to Conference Budget. </li></ul>Financial Obligations
  15. 15. Timeline <ul><li>Timeline will be in force after signing of the agreement as follows: </li></ul><ul><li>ACTIVITY TIMELINE ACTION </li></ul><ul><li>Signing of the Agreement: 21 December 2005 DHAI / AME </li></ul><ul><li>Payment of 50% Advance 22 December 2005 - 24 December 2005 DHAI </li></ul><ul><li>Collection of Background Information and Logos and </li></ul><ul><li>confirmation of the availability of President and PM 26 December 2005 - 31 December 2005 AME / DHAI </li></ul><ul><li>Finalization of the Strategic Plan of Action 02 January 2006 - 07 January 2006 AME / DHAI </li></ul><ul><li>Designing and Activation of Conference Website 02 January 2006 - 07 January 2006 AME </li></ul><ul><li>Emails, faxes and letters to experts and invitees for </li></ul><ul><li>the confirmation of their availability 09 January 2006 - 14 January 2006 AME </li></ul><ul><li>Reminders 16 January 2006 - 21 January 2006 AME </li></ul><ul><li>Request for abstracts from short listed experts 23 January 2006 - 28 January 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation of the short listed experts and their </li></ul><ul><li>abstracts to Defence Housing Authority for their </li></ul><ul><li>perusal and approval 11 February 2006 - 18 February 2006 AME / DHAI </li></ul><ul><li>Request to expert invitees for the submission of </li></ul><ul><li>final draft 20 February 2006 - 03 March 2006 AME </li></ul><ul><li>Traveling Arrangements and PTA intimation 06 March 2006 AME </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Thank You </li></ul><ul><li>If you need any further information please let us know: </li></ul><ul><li>Elliot Jacobs Zahid Hussain Khalid </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Director & Publisher Bureau Chief & Country Manager-Pakistan </li></ul><ul><li>Asiamoney Asiamoney </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] Email: [email_address] </li></ul>