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    • LEARNING OF DISTRICT DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INITIATIVES 04/07/10 AINTGDM 08 April 2010 Hotel Radisson, Kathmandu [email_address] http://groups.google.com/group/aintgdm
    • 04/07/10
      • District Disaster Preparedness / Risk Management Initiatives
      • Major Achievements
      • Key Learning
      Outline of Presentation
    • Disaster Risk Management /Preparedness Initiatives 04/07/10
      • Risk assessment (VCA, PCVA, PVA………….)
      • Knowledge management to increase awareness on DP/DRR at community/ school and institutions (IEC, manuals, CLC, awareness campaigns)
      • Develop capacity of target communities /task forces & local stakeholders (CBDRR, FALSAR, SPHERE, DRR/CCA, HFA, MIRA tools…
      • small scale mitigation measures (structural and non structural)
    • Disaster Risk Management /Preparedness Initiatives 04/07/10
      • Establish Early Warning mechanisms
      • Coordination/Networking & Advocacy
      • Increased preparedness measures at HH, community and district level
      • Mainstreaming DRR approaches (INCLUSIVE DRR) in development (district council…)
      • Pre-positioning of preparedness and response kits
    • Major Achievements – District Disaster (Risk) Management Initiatives………. 04/07/10
      • Community Level
      • . Community sensitization on DRR – CDMC, Women Empowerment (REFLECT)
      • 2. Enhanced capacity of vulnerable communities on DRR (CDPRP, VDPRP, Task Forces, First responders, EMF
      • 3. People are being organized into CDMC, VDMCs and their networks - DNDAC/NNDAC
      • 4. Internalized DRR approach by VDC - VDC allocating resources on DP/DRR
      • 5. Promotion of EW system – u/s & d/s linkage
      DNDAC/NNDAC
    • Major Achievements – District Disaster (Risk) Management Initiatives………. 04/07/10
      • District level
      • Preparedness mechanism is being established – DDRC/MOHA moving from reactive to proactive mode ( a collaborative effort)
        • DDMP in place in some districts
        • DCP-7/ cluster ( WASH..) contin. Plan in place
        • Development of Training manuals
        • Establishment of Emergency Management Fund at DDCs/VDCs - initiated
      Process of DCP in summary DCP – Saptari, an example
    • Major Achievements – District Disaster (Risk) Management Initiatives………. 04/07/10
      • District level
      • Engagement of AIN members with DDRC for pre-monsoon preparedness in 36/40 districts
      • People’s Network are being established
        • District Network of Disaster Affected Community (DNDAC) – 15 districts
        • National Network of Disaster Affected Community (NNDAC)
    • Key Learning 04/07/10
      • Awareness /Preparedness on DRR
      • Standardization of disaster planning process (e.g., CDRMP, VDRMP, DDRMP) is required.
      • DCP (scenario based action plan) is an effective means to enhance preparedness and coordination amongst district institutions - Proactive engagement of DDRC
      • Pre-monsoon planning and post monsoon review practice is instrumental for preparing to major hazards
      • 4. Awareness raising is only sufficient for short-term, behavior and attitude change is required – will need long term approach
      • Coordination
      • 5 Need to strengthen the capacity of existing information management centre at DDC
      • 6. Cluster mechanisms introduced in some districts - enhanced coordination between DDRC, govt. line agencies, NRCS and other stakeholders
      • Active participation of cluster leads need to be ensured to roll out Cluster concept (DCP..) at district level
      • Strengthen capacity of DDRC – DAO should have a separate DRR unit (full time DRR focal point, increase resources and know-how)
      Key Learning….. 04/07/10
      • 9. Need to establish strong linkage of CB/DMCs with others – VDC/DMC – DNDAC – NNDAC and line agencies.
      • 10. Limited link between relief , risk reduction and development - Investment of resources on DRR mainstreaming is crucial – disaster impact assessment
      • 11. CCA strategies need to be linked with DRR approach
      • Need to engage on root causes of disaster - deforestation in churia (to avoid siltation in terai),
      • - construction of raised dykes/road/dam along Indo Nepal border (to avoid inundations)
      • - policy decisions – national/int’l
      Key Learning….. 04/07/10
      • Development of DRR strategy and guidelines is required
      • (e.g., EW strategy, Development of DDRMP guideline, Development of CDRMP and VDRMP, Training Manuals, school safety guidelines..)
      Sustainability of local initiatives / CDMCs Can you imagine? Human beings live together with animals in animal shed - Belhi, Sarlahi 2009 Limited link between relief..
    • Working together………for a risk resilient Nepal! 04/07/10 Thank you for your kind attention!!!