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Ain learning of ddp initiatives
Ain learning of ddp initiatives
Ain learning of ddp initiatives
Ain learning of ddp initiatives
Ain learning of ddp initiatives
Ain learning of ddp initiatives
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  • 1. LEARNING OF DISTRICT DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INITIATIVES 04/07/10 AINTGDM 08 April 2010 Hotel Radisson, Kathmandu [email_address] http://groups.google.com/group/aintgdm
  • 2. 04/07/10
    • District Disaster Preparedness / Risk Management Initiatives
    • Major Achievements
    • Key Learning
    Outline of Presentation
  • 3. 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)
  • 4. 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
  • 5. 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
  • 6. 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
  • 7. 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)
  • 8. 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
  • 9.
    • 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
  • 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..
  • 11. Working together………for a risk resilient Nepal! 04/07/10 Thank you for your kind attention!!!

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