PEER - PROGRAM FOR ENHANCEMENT OF EMERGENCY RESPONSE

2,735 views
2,651 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
2,735
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
78
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
34
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

PEER - PROGRAM FOR ENHANCEMENT OF EMERGENCY RESPONSE

  1. 1. PROGRAM FOR ENHANCEMENT OF EMERGENCY RESPONSE (PEER) Enhancing Emergency Response Capacity in Asia since 1998 FREDERICK JOHN ABO Deputy Chief of Party & Training Manager Program for Enhancement of Emergency Response
  2. 2. Background (1) <ul><li>In 1997, Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) initiated an Urban Search and Rescue program in Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department (MDFRD) provided technical inputs in developing the program. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Background (2) <ul><li>Urban Search and Rescue Capacity Enhancement Program was established in October 1998. </li></ul><ul><li>Similar training programs in Latin America (1983), the Caribbean and South Pacific (1990s) </li></ul><ul><li>The program was renamed Program for Enhancement of Emergency Response (PEER) in 1999 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Background (3) <ul><li>Initial 4 project countries (Philippines, Indonesia, Nepal and India) </li></ul><ul><li>In October 2000, ADPC, OFDA and MDFRD visited response agencies in the target countries during a program design mission and baseline data gathering. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Program Goal <ul><li>Promote sustainable national capacity building programs to enhance emergency preparedness & response that will contribute in achieving the country’s targets in the Hyogo Framework for Action to build resilience of the nation and communities to disasters. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Program Objectives <ul><li>To develop an integrated knowledge based preparedness program that includes: </li></ul><ul><li>Current and relevant standardized curriculum package and inter-disciplinary preparedness strategies to develop the core capability and competencies of lay and professional response personnel in the communities and health facilities </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Adult learning methodology and processes to effectively deliver a comprehensive skills and knowledge based training programs </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of a core group of qualified regional and national instructors to deliver standard training material; sequential training of new instructors; undertaking self evaluation; and updating the training materials and processes based from developmental evaluation and lessons from recent incidents </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Advocacy programs directed at policy makers, the public and donors to communicate and demonstrate the value of the emergency preparedness training and best practices, using case studies and demonstration sites that will be disseminated through innovative communication channels </li></ul>
  9. 9. PEER Instructors Development Process MAIN INSTRUCTOR ASST. INSTRUCTOR BAISC COURSES CADRE and HOPE Training for Instructors (TFI) Instructors Workshop (IW) Master Instructors Workshop (MIW) COURSE COORDINATOR & MONITOR
  10. 10. PEER Stage 1 (1998-2003) <ul><li>Four (4) Project Countries: Philippines, Indonesia, Nepal and India </li></ul><ul><li>Established the foundation of the program </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptation to Asian context of key training </li></ul><ul><li>Initiated the establishment of regional and national cadre of instructors </li></ul><ul><li>Development of the HOPE Course </li></ul>
  11. 11. PEER Stage 2 (2003-2009) <ul><li>Extension of PEER to Pakistan and Bangladesh </li></ul><ul><li>National adaptation of key trainings </li></ul><ul><li>Development of master instructors and monitors </li></ul><ul><li>Review & finalization of HOPE Course </li></ul><ul><li>Development of refresher courses </li></ul>
  12. 12. PEER Stage 3 (CY 2009-2014) <ul><li>Community Action fro Disaster Response (CADRE) during Emergencies to enhance community level first responder capacity in disaster–prone communities </li></ul><ul><li>Hospital Preparedness for Emergencies (HOPE) program to enhance emergency response capacity of health facilities to manage mass casualty incidents </li></ul>
  13. 13. 9 Project Countries <ul><li>Stage 2 Countries (CADRE, HOPE, MFR, CSSR) </li></ul><ul><li>(6) Philippines, Indonesia, Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh </li></ul><ul><li>Expansion Countries (CADRE & HOPE) </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Cambodia, Lao PDR and Vietnam </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>REGIONAL AND SUB REGIONAL </li></ul><ul><li>Development, adaptation and standardization of curriculum and training materials </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange of experiences, best practices and lessons on emergency preparedness & response </li></ul><ul><li>NATIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING </li></ul><ul><li>Instructor development </li></ul><ul><li>National adaptation & translation </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable institutionalization </li></ul><ul><li>Support for emergency systems development </li></ul><ul><li>SUB NATIONAL AND LOCAL </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation of emergency response courses </li></ul><ul><li>Support to enhance local emergency preparedness </li></ul><ul><li>Development of model communities and hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>Expansion to other provinces and communities </li></ul>PARTNERSHIPS
  15. 15. www.adpc.net/peer More on PEER – website: www.adpc.net/peer
  16. 16. www.adpc.net/peer PEER Photo Database and Sharing on Flickr
  17. 17. www.adpc.net/peer Slideshare Information sharing social network to share information – download and view PEER on Facebook Widgetbox Using widgets to add to social networks, email and share latest info Twitter Feed from ADPC twitter PEER Social Networks and Sharing Communications
  18. 18. www.adpc.net/peer www.adpc.net/peer [email_address]

×