Overview of the presentation:1.Biography of Save The Children organization2.Save The Children’s Overview3.Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in TienGiang province4.Achievement to Date
Presentation OutlinePresentation OutlineOur Mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way theworld treats children and to achieve immediate and lastingchange in their lives.Save the Children has been working in Vietnam for over 20years. Our programme are included Emergency response,DRR, Climate Change Adaptation, Child Protection,Education, Child Right Government; Health & Nutritionand Livelihoods. We currently work in over 34 provinces.
Presentation OutlinePresentation OutlineYen Bai province(North moutanous)Hai Phong city (Northcoastal)TT.Hue province(Central coastal)Tien Giang province(Mekong delta)Save the Children’s DRR &CCA OverviewThanh hóa province(Central coastal)Đ ng Tháp(Mekong delta)HCM cityDa Nang city (Centralcoastal)
Presentation OutlinePresentation Outline• Goal: To build the adaptive capacity of vulnerable children and theircommunities in Vietnam to manage the impacts of climate change• Objectives:•To increase the ability of vulnerable children and their communities todirectly plan for and manage the negative impacts of climate variabilityand change; and•To improve the ability of government and civil society to meet theadaptation needs of children and their communities, in line withnational objectives.Child-centred Climate Resilience Program
Presentation OutlinePresentation OutlineSave the Children’s approaches• Save the Children takes a child-centred approach to buildingcommunity resilience to the impacts of current climatevariability and extreme weather events as well as projectedclimate change impacts• We work with and through children as agents of change intheir communities• Target the most vulnerable community members• Empower children and their communities to use theirexisting knowledge and resources as a basis on which tobuild their resilience• Build on existing partnerships and structures to enhancesustainability
Presentation OutlinePresentation Outline• Schools and the broader education sector are better able toplan for and manage hazards• DRR curriculum (developed with Plan and Live&Learn)approved by MOET for national roll out)
Presentation OutlinePresentation OutlineWrite and drawing contestClimate change through the lenses of Youth
Presentation OutlinePresentation OutlineAbstract Poem of Nguyen Thanh Cao Phat (11 yrs)Junior high school, Tran Văn Ơn, Biên Hòa
Presentation OutlinePresentation OutlineDramma by children in Quang Dien - Hue
Presentation OutlinePresentation OutlineClimate and Disaster Risks in Tien Giang• Coastal and delta geography – inherently hazard-prone• Frequent storms and typhoons• High flood risk in both coastal and inland areas• Saline intrusion into fresh water systems (food security,livelihoods)• General low level of awareness among officials andcommunities of DRR and climate change adaptation• Lack of investment in DRR putting children and communitiesat greater risk during extreme weather• Climate change likely to exacerbate these existing challenges
Presentation OutlinePresentation OutlineCCA and DRR in Tien Giang• Save the Children has been working to build the resilience ofchildren and their communities in Tien Giang since 2003• Key donors include AusAID and ECHO/DIPECHO• Key activities:• School and community-based DRR and CCA• Awareness raising (child-centered IEC materials)• DRR curriculum development• Teacher training• “Safe schools”• Child-centered, youth - lead HVCA/CVCA processes• School-based DRR and CCA plans
Presentation OutlinePresentation OutlineAchievements to Date• Increased awareness among children, communities andofficials of current hazards and the implications of climatechange, as well as child-centered DRR and CCA actions in 5district, in which we work on DRR in such 4 - district: Cai Be,Cai Lay, Go Cong Dong and Tan Phu Dong ( 10 communes) ,in CCA field, we work in Go Cong Dong district and Go Congtownship ( 7 communes) .
Presentation OutlinePresentation OutlineAchievements to Date-Established 120 child to child DRRclubs, of which: SC pilots 10 ,- Government replicated : 110
Presentation OutlinePresentation OutlineAchievements to Date• Increased awareness amongchildren, communities andofficials of current hazards andthe implications of climatechange, as well as child-centered DRR and CCA actions• Resulting in strengthenedcapacity of local leaders andcommunity members to reducethe negative impacts of disastersand climate change on children
Presentation OutlinePresentation OutlineAchievements to Date+ Provided swimming skill trainingcourse to 8,200 children, ofwhich: SC provides to: 670children, government: 7,530and continued spreading to.
Thank You!!!For more information, pls contact:n Outline• Paul Mitchell, Senior Climate Change Advisorpaul.firstname.lastname@example.org• Pham Thi Thuy An, CBA Project Officerphamthithuy.email@example.com• Le Thi Bich Hang, CBA Project Managerlethibich.firstname.lastname@example.orgSave the Children in VietnamBuilding E3, Trung Tu Diplomatic Compound, No. 6, Dang Van Ngu Street, Hanoi, VietnamTel: (84-4) 3 573 5050; Ext 320Fax: (84-4) 3 573 6060