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A Presentation on "Building Safer Communities in Bihar with focus on Child Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction" Presented by Mr Ray Kancharla -Save The Children Foundation at Workshop on Preparedness & Response for Emergencies and Times of Natural Disa
 

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A Presentation on "Building Safer Communities in Bihar with focus on Child Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction" Presented by Mr Ray Kancharla -Save The Children Foundation at Workshop on Preparedness & Response for Emergencies and Times of Natural Disaster, Patna, Bihar - India, Organised By :-Corporate Disaster Resource Network, For Report please go to :-http://www.cdrn.org.in"

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    A Presentation on "Building Safer Communities in Bihar with focus on Child Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction" Presented by Mr Ray Kancharla -Save The Children Foundation at Workshop on Preparedness & Response for Emergencies and Times of Natural Disa A Presentation on "Building Safer Communities in Bihar with focus on Child Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction" Presented by Mr Ray Kancharla -Save The Children Foundation at Workshop on Preparedness & Response for Emergencies and Times of Natural Disa Presentation Transcript

    • Towards…. “ Building Safer Communities in Bihar with focus on Child Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction” April 2009 – March 2011 INVESTING IN THE FUTURE – FOR SEEMLESS BREAKTHROUGHS
    • Kosi Floods 2008 – a National Calamity
      • The Change in course of the Kosi River damaged 3,000 sq km area
      • 33,45 ,545 persons affected
      • Infrastructure in 993 villages under 412 Gram Panchayats damaged in 5 districts
      • 3, 40 ,742 houses were destroyed or damaged
      • 262 lives and 1232 livestock were lost
    • Drought Cold Wave 76 % people and 73% land mass is leaving under Recurring floods High Wind Earth quake zone IV & V Hot Wave Multi-Hazard Vulnerability of Bihar
    • Strategic Positioning Araria, Supaul, Katihar, Purnia – are traditionally prone to trafficking - The raison-d-etre for Save the Children to be positioned in Araria to mitigate vulnerabilities to children by way of potential risks of trafficking and abuse There has always been an existing collective forum
    • Save the Children Response to KOSI FLOODS Child Protection through ‘SAMBAL’ - an Inter -Agency Collaborative Venture – First of its kind
      • Save the Children Reach
      • 225 Villages
      • 56,250 HH
      • 393,750 population
      • 165,375 Childre n
      Food Non Food Items Temporary Shelters Hygiene Kits Household Utility Kits Back to School kits to Schools and Children – with Local Campaigns
    • Child Centred DRR – as a niche strategy of Save the Children India 2008 – 2011 – in Bihar Save the Children and 4 Partners energized a very enriching process of Child Centred Community Based DRR - 50 villages with IKEA support 100 VILAGES with a magnanimous support of ICICI Foundation and CSO Partners Children have played a major role in hazard mappings, development of community and school safety planning and became leaders in Task Forces
    • How many of us work FOR children?
    • How many of us work FOR children? How many of us work WITH children?
      • Key words
      • Emergency
      • Disaster
      • Vulnerability
      • Risk
      • Hunger
      • Fever
      • Cold
      • Cough
      • Fear
      Key words Education Protection School Medicine Food Water Toilet Play
    • Our key Champions: Children from 4 districts
      • Shankar Kumar – class 7 – 12 – Yashodhara Centre, Bistodia, Araria District – Shiksha Mantri
      • Ranjit Kumar – class 6 – 14 – Inderpur Mussahari, Araria District ( Vikas Vihar ) – President of Bal Panchayat
      • Anamika Kumar – class 6 – 12 years – Purbi Thata, Mansi block, Khagaria District ( NJ ) – Paryavaran Mantri (Environment Minister)
      Ashwani Kumar – class 8 - Purbi Thata, - Upadhyaksh of BP Nisha Bharati – class 7 – 13 years – Kutha, Alauli Block, Khagaria district ( NJ ) – President of Bal Panchayat – 15 members Ramashish Kumar – class 9 – Kutha – Shiksha Mantri – BP
    • Children – do they have something to tell us?
      • Lipi Mai – 8 th standard girl – sanghatan karpo –
      • Pavitra – disabled boy of 9 th standard – how can you speak about children without talking to us? – Bachche bhagidari hona chahiye
      • Satya Prakash and Asha – said they talked to PRI and ensured that the road to school is safe on normal days and is not inundated during floods or cyclones..
      • Narayan and Manoj – talked to elders and got a ramp done for village school
      • Hara Priya – said she is good at teaching other children about ORS
      • Avijit and Saumya Ranjan – learned how to carry sick people or injured people
    • Children and Rights Immediate Rights Progressive Rights Protection Participation Development Survival Best Interest
    • Coverage areas with CSOS support in CCCBDRR An Inter-Agency Humanitarian Space was facilitated and supported through Sphere India as another hallmark of this unique cooperation with ICICI Foundation and CSO Partners Partner District Block Villages No of HH Jan Jagaran Sansthan (JJS) Madhepura 2 30 3467 Vikas Vihar Araria 1 20 3515 SAKHI Supaul 1 20 2805 Nav Jagriti Khagaria 3 30 3760 TOTAL 4 7 100 13547
    • What did we achieve?
      • Vulnerable children and communities in flood-prone areas of Bihar, are better prepared to mitigate risks and cope with natural disasters
      • Key Result Areas :
      • Enhanced community-based child-centred disaster-preparedness and child-protection mechanisms, especially pre, during and after emergencies
      • Creation and promotion of a model of good practice for child-safe flood-resistant shelter in vulnerable and high-risk communities
      • Strengthened livelihoods resilience of marginal farmers and farm labourers during and after emergencies
    • Trained & Equipped work force
    • CCCBDRR Program Rooted in Children Eco system
    • PVCA Tools helps children and their community to Identified their Risk , Vulnerability and Capacities
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    • PVCA helps children to identified their Risk and Vulnerability and Capacity
      • Unsafe condition leaving nearer to river , No shelter etc …
      • Lack of local institution ,health care ,education
      • Underlying Causes such as child Labour, Trafficking, Migration ,Child Marriage etc
      28th Feb PATNA Yudhisthira Presentation of Risk and Vulnerability to their community
    • 28th Feb PATNA Yudhisthira SKILLED AND EQUIPPED TASKFORCES FOR SAFE VILLAGES
    • Community is better prepared to face any future disaster
    • Integration of School Safety with community Based DRR
      • Hazard hunt in each school
      • Risk were identified by the students of 100 schools
      • School safety plan was incorporated in Community Based planning
      • More than 4 months’ food was secured for 3500 HH through seeds support in Rabi crop
      • Collaboration with National Seeds corporation for quality seeds supply
      • 3500 farmers were supported with Agri-equipments in Bihar which will help them for this Agricultural seasons
      Seeds & Agri-equipment Support to Small and Marginal Farmers
    • Building Resilience through Diversified Livelihoods non farm support
      • 1,000 Families were provided with Non Farm support with 10 different skill based livelihoods such as Salon Soap, with following criteria
      • Child headed or managed families, women headed families, families whose head was differently abled,  migrant labour
      • Landless Share croppers   
    • Child Friendly Flood Shelter ( CFFS) Creation Of Community Assets For Disaster Resilience
      • Multi-hazard Disaster Resilient features - integrated
      • Masson training on safe construction practices
      • Earth filling done through MNREGS
      • Extra Community toilets and tube-well mobilized from PHED
      • Child friendly element such as separate play area , baby toilets , attractive colours is used for welcoming children and their care giver during emergencies
      Children Groups ensured 3 things: ‘0’ child marriages – ‘0’ child labour – ‘0’ school drop outs..
    • Child Friendly Flood Safe Shelter ( CFFS) AMANI CFFS PURBI THATA CFFS KHOKSI CFFS On an average, 1000 persons (neighbourhood of 2 to 3 villages) can take shelter in the severe flooding days During non-disaster days, it serves as a school, community hall and other creative purposes
    • Good Concerns by themselves GENERATE Good Resources Around Six lakhs were mobilized from Government of Bihar for CFFS construction Site Mound Raising from MNREGA Hand pump Community Toilets including Hand Pumps AMANI CFFS 50,000 100,000 Purbi –Thata CFFS 50,000 100,000 KHUTAHA CFFS 200,000 SISWA CFFS 50,000 KHOKSI RAMGANJ CFFS 50,000 10,000 TOTAL 400,000 10,000 200,000
    • 100,000 children from 3 states say: A BIG THANK YOU to ICICI Foundation, CSOs Partners, Give India and to the state Governments