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5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice 24-28 August 2014 in Davos, Switzerland

5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice 24-28 August 2014 in Davos, Switzerland

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  • 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 ‘Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice‘ • 24-28 August 2014 • Davos • Switzerland www.grforum.org Reach the Children, save the Community: A Child-focused DRR approach Billy Sumuan – Humanitarian & Emergency Affairs Director Febriant Abby Marcel – DRR Specialist World Vision Indonesia
  • 1742 0 500 1000 1500 2000 Fatalities Disaster Events *) until July 2014 Source: BNPB (National Disaster Management Agency) http://dibi.bnpb.go.id 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 Disasters in Indonesia 937 399 721 ‘Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice‘ • 24-28 August 2014 • Davos • Switzerland www.grforum.org • Background 2013 2014* Why Children? • Children are psychologically vulnerable and may develop post-traumatic stress disorder or related symptoms; are physically vulnerable to death, injury, illness, and abuse; and often experience disruptions or delays in their educational progress as a result of disasters. • Children also have the capacity to contribute to disaster preparedness, response, and recovery activities. In order to promote children’s resilience to disasters, we must improve their access to resources, empower them by encouraging their participation, offer support, and ensure equitable treatment.1 1Peek, Lori (2008). “Children and Disasters: Understanding Vulnerability, Developing Capacities, and Promoting Resilience – An Introduction.” Children, Youth and Environments
  • 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 ‘Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice‘ • 24-28 August 2014 • Davos • Switzerland www.grforum.org • World Vision Indonesia project areas Six DRR projects are being implemented in some of the most disaster prone areas
  • 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 ‘Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice‘ • 24-28 August 2014 • Davos • Switzerland www.grforum.org Child-focused DRR approach aims to • At the end of the existing projects, the children in the targeted areas is projected to have a better understanding about the disaster risks within their areas and be the change agents to their peers (peer educator) as well as to the rest of the community where they live. • The approach comprises of the following components: - Child participation - Awareness raising - Disaster simulation exercises - Integrated DRR programming
  • 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 ‘Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice‘ • 24-28 August 2014 • Davos • Switzerland www.grforum.org • Child participation through children forums: – DRR Games Snake & Ladders Cilincing, Jakarta Ludo board games Simulation Mock up
  • 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 ‘Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice‘ • 24-28 August 2014 • Davos • Switzerland www.grforum.org • Awareness raising: – Comics and Modules on DRR – DRR movies/cartoon
  • 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 ‘Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice‘ • 24-28 August 2014 • Davos • Switzerland www.grforum.org • Disaster Simulation exercises at schools East Flores, NTT Keerom, Papua Sambas, W. Kalimantan Jayapura, Papua
  • 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 ‘Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice‘ • 24-28 August 2014 • Davos • Switzerland www.grforum.org • Integrated DRR programming – DRR tool kit A tool to help WV staff in undertaking the integration of DRR and CCA into Area Development Programming. • Assessment tool (i.e. Community-owned vulnerability and Capacity assessment  COVACA) • Project monitoring and evaluation tool Download link: http://www.wvi.org/disaster-risk-reduction-and-community- resilience/publication/disaster-risk-reduction- toolkit
  • 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 ‘Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice‘ • 24-28 August 2014 • Davos • Switzerland www.grforum.org Added value for the Post 2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction • How did your work support the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action: – By giving the opportunity for children to involve and participate (Children Forum) in disaster preparedness, the approach used and done through the projects has contributed to priority action 5 of the HFA. – Some of the children forum/groups have even managed to advocate their village government/elders to allocate more funds to disaster preparedness. – School-based disaster risk management implemented in the projects has raised the awareness and sensitivity of disaster risks not only for the students but also for the teachers (priority action 3). • Further steps to be addressed in the Post 2015 Framework for a Child-focused Disaster Risk Reduction implementation. – Institutionalize participation of children in community and school based disaster risk management, including trainings, disaster simulation exercises and other preparedness measures. – Establish mechanisms where children can engage local government authorities and community associations and access relevant information, as well as share their knowledge to community members to contribute to awareness raising on DRR.
  • 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 ‘Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice‘ • 24-28 August 2014 • Davos • Switzerland www.grforum.org • Poster Presentations: PB 032 & PB 064
  • 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 ‘Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice‘ • 24-28 August 2014 • Davos • Switzerland www.grforum.org Terima Kasih Thank You Billy Sumuan (billy_sumuan@wvi.org) Humanitarian & Emergency Affairs Director World Vision Indonesia