German Partnership for DRR


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  • German Partnership for DRR

    1. 2. German Committee for Disaster Reduction DKKV - national platform within ISDR <ul><li>Bringing together non-governmental organisations, government entities, scientific research institutes, civil society, the private sector, insurance and media </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthening synergies for DRR </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transform commitment into action </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Translate knowledge into practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interlink different national, regional and international processes and initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support research, development of instruments, training and education </li></ul></ul>EWC II – Bonn
    2. 3. <ul><li>Network of more than 50 organisations and institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Non governmental and non-profit organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Member of a Network of European National Platforms </li></ul><ul><li>At booth 20 of the ISDR Marketplace DKKV members and partners are represented by GTZ, InWEnt, Welthungerhilfe </li></ul>German Committee for Disaster Reduction DKKV - framework for successful cooperations
    3. 4. <ul><li>On behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) the GTZ Sector Project supports the German Development Cooperation in the following areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mission: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic partner in international Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) processes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting programmes and projects in high-risk countries as part of Germany’s development-policy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Approach: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Promoting DRR as a standard development task in high-risk countries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporating DRR into different sectors and programmes, both as stand-alone projects and as a cross-cutting issue </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Promoting disaster-preventive reconstruction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emerging focus areas in DRR: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Integrating DRR into sectors and programmes with particular emphasis on: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adaptation to climate change </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Poverty reduction </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Safer cities and megacities </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>GTZ Sector Project “Disaster Risk Management in Development Cooperation”
    4. 5. <ul><li>Project examples worldwide: </li></ul><ul><li>Mozambique: DRR along the Búzi River </li></ul><ul><li>Implementing of a local flood warning system </li></ul><ul><li>Including disaster preparedness in school curricula </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating DRR into the Mozambican Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) </li></ul><ul><li>Peru: Local capacity development for DRR and integration into investment processes </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating disaster risk management into local planning processes </li></ul><ul><li>Earthquake-resistant adobe construction </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporating a disaster risk analysis process into the national public investment system </li></ul><ul><li>Sri Lanka: DRR in schools </li></ul><ul><li>Including DRR in pre-service and in-service teacher training curricula </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating DRR elements into school curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Providing psycho-social care for school children after disasters </li></ul>GTZ Sector Project “Disaster Risk Management in Development Cooperation”
    5. 6. InWEnt - Capacity Building International, Germany Qualified to shape the future <ul><li>InWEnt in brief </li></ul><ul><li>InWEnt – Capacity Building International, Germany, is a non-profit organisation with worldwide operations dedicated to human resource development, advanced training, and dialogue. </li></ul><ul><li>Our capacity building programmes are directed at experts and executives from politics, administration, the business community, and civil society. </li></ul><ul><li>We are commissioned by the German federal government to assist with the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations. </li></ul><ul><li>We provide the German business sector with support for public private partnership projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Through exchange programmes, InWEnt also offers young people from Germany the opportunity to gain professional experience abroad </li></ul>
    6. 7. InWEnt - Capacity Building International, Germany Partnerships for dealing with risk <ul><li>InWEnt’s project examples in disaster risk management </li></ul><ul><li>Mozambique : Strengthening the role of the educational sector in disaster risk management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing strategies to Introduce disaster preparedness measures in local schools and communities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>India : Environmental planning and environmental risk management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Establishment and improvement of modern, demand-oriented consultation and training capabilities at the Disaster Management Institute in Bhopal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Indonesia : Capacity Building for the German Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provision of technical trainings and development of a Capacity Building Unit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Central Asia : Cross-border cooperation for disaster risk management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of a transboundary earthquake monitoring system and support of the technical and institutional development of the partner organizations </li></ul></ul>
    7. 8. Welthungerhilfe – From disaster prevention to disaster risk reduction <ul><li>Since 2001, Welthungerhilfe implements Disaster Prevention projects, first in Nicaragua post Hurricane Mitch and later on in Peru, Tajikistan, India, Mozambique and in other countries. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2006, Welthungerhilfe commissioned the Centre for Advanced Studies in Rural Development (SLE), Berlin, with a study: How to incorporate disaster risk management into rural development? </li></ul><ul><li>In 2007, Welthungerhilfe transferred Disaster Prevention from the former sector “Relief in Crises, Conflicts and Disasters” to “Rural and Regional Development”. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008, Welthungerhilfe created a new thematic division “Knowledge Innovation Consultancy” including a focal point for Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation on Climate Change. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2009, Welthungerhilfe continues the mainstreaming process: Disaster Risk Reduction as a tool for development cooperation. </li></ul>
    8. 9. Welthungerhilfe – Elements of particular disaster prevention projects <ul><li>Strengthening Local Committees on Disaster Prevention </li></ul><ul><li>Participative Risk Analysis (Hazards + Vulnerability) </li></ul><ul><li>Early Warning Systems and Emergency Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Rescue brigades </li></ul><ul><li>Linked communication systems (national/regional) </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination with other relevant actors </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation and sharing experiences </li></ul>
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