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  • 1.
    • National Coordination Meeting
    • 16 November 2009
  • 2. Presentation outline
    • Brief introduction
    • Major activities
    • Role of DPNet in preventing Pandemic Flu and mitigating PF risks
  • 3. DPNet
    • In the 1990s, need felt for creation of a network based on lessons learnt
    • Formed in 1996 as a non-government, service oriented and nonprofit making network to strengthen the mechanism of coordination and sharing information among organizations and individuals involved disaster management
    • Motto:
    • “ Fostering Knowledge on Disaster”
  • 4. Objectives
    • Promote co-ordination, co-operation and collaboration among organizations
    • Capacity building of partner organizations
    • Promote right-based approach including advocacy
    • Facilitate information sharing
  • 5. Major Activities
    • Capacity building
    • Partnership and coordination
    • Advocacy
    • Knowledge/information sharing
  • 6.
    • Organize trainings/workshops on pandemic flu
    • Develop rapid response teams
    • Mainstreaming PF in other DRM/DRR activities
    Capacity Building
  • 7.
        • Organize national/district pandemic flu preparedness and response plan development workshops in consultation with concerned agencies
        • Develop national/district level pandemic flu preparedness and response plans in consultation with CNDRC/DDRC
        • Generate resources
    Partnership and Coordination
  • 8. Partnership and Coordination contd…
    • District level coordination meeting
    • Establish relationship with other expert organizations
    • Organize regular simulations/drills
    • Facilitate timely supply of PPE
    • Sensitization on NPI
  • 9. Advocacy
    • Organize Sensitization workshop on pandemic flu for CNDRC, DDRC members
    • Sensitization of CA members/ministries for mainstreaming to pandemic flu
    • Be a part of pandemic flu technical committee
    • Work with partners for develop BCP
    • Campaigning and lobbing with govt. bodies on DRR Act, Policy and Strategy
    • School/College level curriculum development
  • 10.
    • Development and distribution IEC/BCC materials
    • Organize mass awareness campaign
    • Organize lessons learned workshop
    • Organize regular information sharing
    • Success stories, good practices
    • Documentary
    • newsletter
    Knowledge and information sharing
  • 11.
    • DP-Net is concerned with all kinds of hazards INCLUDING epidemics and their risk mitigation measures
    • Identifies and brings together potential partners(individuals and organizations) for the response
    • Facilitates consensus building among partners and ensures their commitment to emergencies ( as part of overall disaster response)
    • Supplementary role to the government initiatives in disaster management from a development perspective.
    Conclusion: DPNet in the pandemic preparedness and response context
  • 12. Conclusion: DPNet in the pandemic preparedness and response context
    • The network can be used for coordination, communication and to create a conducive environment to work in pandemic response
    • Facilitating to bring organizations in the response closer to government authorities
    • Through advocacy to development institutions and individual practitioners, the need and importance of linking disaster to development for a sustainable development.
    • Ensures a multi-sectoral participatory approach
  • 13.
    • Floor is open for questions