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  • Earthquakes: 11th most vulnerable
    water-induced disasters30th most vulnerable for
    Fire risk (throughout the country) and mainly in
    GLOFs (20 potentially dangerous)
    Landslides, Earthquake, Drought, hailstorm, cold waves
    Economic loss due to disasters annual loss: 200 million USD
    Extensive disaster risk:
    Directly Targeted:
    Floods
    Fire
    Indirectly targeted: epidemics
    Water
    Public health messages
    Prepositioning of First Aid material including water purification tablets and soap
  • Extensive risk on the rise, according to global review of disaster risk reduction 2007, linked to global warming (link to Millenium development goals, poverty)
    Pattern change in DRR, where should we focus?
    Extensive risk also under reported according to study done in Nepal by Mission East.
  • Geographically, a high level of presence in the Terai region, exposed to large-scale floods, fires.
    HI : EVERYWHERE!
  • Targeting decision makers: Constituent Assembly members
    Targeting decision makers: UNISDR day
    Forging collaboration between DIPECHO and UN
    Mass sensitisation and people led advocacy
    Delivery of 9 point declaration to the head of state of Nepal
  • IFRC – NRCS project: translation of CBDRR training manual in Nepali
  • The guideline will be published on November 22nd during the General Assembly of ACORAB and its members
    The newsreports
    prepared KTM if national level event
    prepared in districts and redistributed through the network
  • Same challenges as many of the other joint activities: lack of trained and available persons to follow up the activity. Many partners having most of the staff in the field.
  • Final nepal rllw presentation

    1. 1. DIPECHO V action plan in Nepal “Reducing the vulnerability of populations living in areas most affected by natural disasters” Direct beneficiaries : 243,062 Total Budget : Euro 3,100,952
    2. 2. COUNTRY DISASTER SCENARIO ARTICLES RELATING TO NEPAL 9 die in Nepal floods 2010-08-28 13:27 Nine people have been killed and hundreds left homeless in Nepal as fresh monsoon rains took its toll on the Himalayan nation. The UN said Nepal is one of the most “at-risk” countries in the world where on an average; two persons die due to disasters every day. Of 198 countries in the World, Nepal is ranked 11th In terms of earthquake Risk and 30th in terms of Water-induced disaster risk (UN/BCPR, 2004) From 1971 to 2007, over 133,000 people were affected every year by disasters..over 9,350 houses were destroyed every year (MoHA) According to the GAR for Nepal, the average annual economic loss due to disasters in Nepal is estimated at 200 million USD ICIMOD assessment illustrates that of the 2323 glacial lakes of Nepal, 20 are potentially dangerous and can result in Glacier Lake Outburst Floods (GLOF)
    3. 3. EXTENSIVE DISASTER RISK ‘a scenario where smaller concentrations of people and economic activities are exposed to frequently occurring but highly localized hazard events, such as flash floods, landslides and wild fires, with relatively low intensity asset loss and livelihood disruption over extensive areas’
    4. 4. 19 Districts GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION Terai plain Mid Hills Mountains
    5. 5. ACHIEVEMENTS Local Disaster Management Components Reached 147,654 beneficiaries by building capacity of local actors in disaster prone areas
    6. 6. ACHIEVEMENTS Reached 160,712 beneficiaries with institutional linkages and advocacy, by targeting institutions involved in disaster management/disaster risk reduction Institutional linkages and advocacy
    7. 7. ACHIEVEMENTS Reached 297,242 direct and indirect beneficiaries by awareness raising among the general public and education through IEC Information, Education, Communication
    8. 8. ACHIEVEMENTS Reached 92,721 beneficiary with small scale infrastructure and services, at community level Small scale infrastructure and services
    9. 9. Reached 115,877 beneficiaries by stock- building of response, relief items and assistive devices Stock-building of emergency and relief items ACHIEVEMENTS
    10. 10. 5 district and 1 national knowledge centers on inclusive DRR in place under the umbrella of DP- NET National Strategy for Early Warning for Natural Disasters in Nepal drafted Mainstreaming and Institutionalization
    11. 11.  National Network of Community Disaster Management Committees: NN-CDMC constitution and advocacy strategy drafted  16 Districts Disaster Preparedness Plans drafted in the frame of national efforts for pre-monsoon preparedness  Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) of 5 Regional Disaster Relief Committee (RDRC) in Nepal Mainstreaming and Institutionalization
    12. 12. Mainstreaming and Institutionalization People led advocacy during the UNISDR Day celebration Reached about two-third CA members through DRR tool kit, and sensitization workshop Translation of CBDRR manual in Nepali
    13. 13. GOOD PRACTICE: JOINT RADIO PROGRAMME
    14. 14. RADIO PROGRAMME: OBJECTIVES  Extend cover of radio activities  By informing the audience on:  disaster preparedness plans and initiatives  the legal framework and planned national initiatives on DRR (NSDRM, Act, NEWS) and its application at district and VDC levels  To promote awareness and better knowledge, attitude and practices of the general population before, during and after a natural disaster  Find a partner to mainstream DRR in news/radio Overall objective: “to contribute to reduction of the risk of Natural Disasters in Nepal” Target audience: • Communities/ general public • Local and National Government • Civil society, media
    15. 15. RADIO PROGRAMME: PROCESS AND MODALITIES  Agreed during pre-proposal stage  Formation of Radio Working Group  MoU, ToR and pooling of resources  Tendering and identification of partner  Overall monitoring during regular DIPECHO PM meetings
    16. 16. HISTORY OF COMMUNITY RADIO IN NEPAL  1977 first community Radio Sagarmatha starts broadcasting  Popularity increases during conflict (1996 – 2006)  Role in informing and social transformation in Nepal is confirmed by donors and agencies: USAID, UNESCO, BBC and INGO’s support community radios  A strong sense of social res- ponsibility among community radios in Nepal
    17. 17. RADIO PROGRAMME: THE PARTNER The Association of Community Radio Broadcasters Nepal – ACORAB  AIM: to promote, protect and strengthen the capacity of the community radios to increase the access of the people to accurate information, freedom of speech and contribute to the social transformation process  Members: 168 community radios in 68 districts  Resources:  Satellite connection to distribute news  Recording studio with news production team
    18. 18. ACTIVITIES  32 News reports on contemporary DRR  Contemporary DRR issues (pre-monsoon, DP, …)  Bi-weekly  1 radio magazine of 30 minutes  Prime time August 24th  Voxpop, news, interviews, case study, field report  5 local languages, broadcasted on > 125 radio
    19. 19. RADIO PROGRAMME: CHALLENGES  Human Resources  Time for management  Media experience  Time constraints  Budget  Impact?  Impact on community radios through guideline  11 million listeners  Impact on behaviour change
    20. 20. LESSONS LEARNED  Potential for mainstreaming and mass awareness  Other actors can/should be involved:  NEFEJ, DIMJA, NFJ  Role in EWS and communication during emergencies  Cost-effectiveness by working through federation  Linking work at district level with national level
    21. 21. MAINSTREAMING SUSTAINABILITY  Community Radio Guideline produced on DRR  Overview of disaster in Nepal, disaster cycle, DRR Issues, key terminology of DRR, minimum standards in disaster response  Guideline to be published during General Assembly of Community broadcasters
    22. 22. DIPECHO TEAM
    23. 23. THANK YOU DIPECHO Action Plan is supported by the European Commission Humanitarian Aid

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