World Bank
      Disaster Risk Management
        in the Information Age

                    October 2008

              ...
Agenda

                    3.   Introduction – WFP’s role in Emergencies

                    5.   Being ready. For What?...
Introduction – WFP’s role in emergencies



       First on the ground

       Leader in Emergency Preparedness

      ...
Being ready – for what?


                    BANDA ACEH              SUBANG Air Base




                                ...
Being ready – for what?




       Calang, Jan 05




                          Mazar, Jan 02

WFP/Chicheri 2004
Emergency Response Mechanism




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Emergency Response Tools


              •Standard ICT SOPs for Emergency
                • Standard inter-Agency training...
WFP/Chicheri 2004   Q&A
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International Day for Disaster Reduction at the World Bank

Disaster Risk Management in the Information Age

A joint training workshop by GICT, GFDRR, infoDev and LCSUW to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction

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Disaster Risk Management in the Information Age

  1. 1. World Bank Disaster Risk Management in the Information Age October 2008 Gianluca Bruni Chief, ICT Emergency Preparedness and Response WFP/Chicheri 2004
  2. 2. Agenda 3. Introduction – WFP’s role in Emergencies 5. Being ready. For What? Setting the scene – Tsunami in Indonesia 6. Being ready. How? 7. Emergency Response Mechanism & tools Q&A WFP/Chicheri 2004
  3. 3. Introduction – WFP’s role in emergencies  First on the ground  Leader in Emergency Preparedness  Co-leader in ET Cluster  UN provider of security telecommunications to humanitarian community Response team, stock and funding to start-up 3 parallel operations Kabul, TV hill, Jan 03 WFP/Chicheri 2004
  4. 4. Being ready – for what? BANDA ACEH SUBANG Air Base CALANG MEULABOH MEDAN WFP/Chicheri 2004
  5. 5. Being ready – for what? Calang, Jan 05 Mazar, Jan 02 WFP/Chicheri 2004
  6. 6. Emergency Response Mechanism ne y rt d-b rs Focal Pa an St Points St nd ar in Fu t-u g p Security Private Sector Stock Equip. Operational Power f d af e St rain U N N& G Logistic T O Support s WFP/Chicheri 2004
  7. 7. Emergency Response Tools •Standard ICT SOPs for Emergency • Standard inter-Agency training Standards for VSAT communications Standards for radio communications (HF/VHF) Clear responsibilities and roles  WFP and UNICEF service providers for humanitarian community Response team, stock and funding to Mozambique / Caia, start-up 3 parallel operations March 2007 ( Jorge / Pierre ) WFP/Chicheri 2004
  8. 8. WFP/Chicheri 2004 Q&A
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