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Monitoring and evaluation: The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency’s context


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Monitoring and evaluation: The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency’s context

  1. 1. MONITORING EVALUATIONAND LEARNING:The Caribbean DisasterEmergency ManagementAgency’s contextJeremy CollymoreExecutive Director, Caribbean Disaster Management Agency (CDEMA)28th ALNAP Meeting: Evidence & Knowledge in Humanitarian ActionHost Government Forum on Humanitarian Response4 March 2013
  2. 2. Overview of CDEMA CDEMA is established on principlesof inter-governmental cooperation A number of small states with largevulnerabilities and limited individualcapacity Rationalizing diverse actions towardsa common goal was central tooperationalizing the Agreement4/26/2013 2
  3. 3. CDEMA’s Functions mobilising and coordinating disaster relief; mitigating or eliminating, as far aspracticable, the immediate consequences ofdisasters in Participating States; providing immediate and coordinatedresponse by means of emergency disasterrelief to any affected Participating State; securing, coordinating and providing tointerested inter-governmental and non-governmental organisations reliable andcomprehensive information on disastersaffecting any Participating State;4/26/2013 3
  4. 4. CDEMA’s Functions (cont’d) encouraging – the adoption of disaster loss reduction andmitigation policies and practices at thenational and regional level; cooperative arrangements andmechanisms to facilitate the developmentof a culture of disaster loss reduction; and coordinating theestablishment, enhancement andmaintenance of adequate emergencydisaster response capabilities among theParticipating States.4/26/2013 4
  5. 5. The Regional ResponseMechanism4/26/2013 5
  6. 6. Components of the RegionalResponse Mechanism4/26/2013 6 The Regional Coordination Centre (RCC) The Regional Coordination Plan (RCP) The Regional Telecommunications Plan Response Teams– The CARICOM Disaster Relief Unit (CDRU)– The Rapid Needs Assessment Team (RNAT)– The Regional Urban Search & Rescue Light Level Team(USAR LL) The Eastern Caribbean Donor Group (ECDG) The North Western Caribbean Donor Group (NWCDG) National Disaster Plans, Specialized Plans, etc. Regional Warehouses MOU, Acts, SOPs
  7. 7. ENHANCED CDM STRATEGY ANDRESULTS FRAMEWORKOUTPUTSOUTPUTSOUTPUTSOUTPUTSOUTCOME 4:Enhanced communityresilience in CDERA states/territories to mitigate andrespond to the adverseeffects of climate changeand disastersOUTCOME 3:Disaster Risk Managementhas been mainstreamed atnational levels andincorporated into key sectorsof national economies(including tourism, healthagriculture and nutrition)OUTCOME 2:An effective mechanismand programme formanagement ofcomprehensive disastermanagementknowledge has beenestablishedPURPOSETo strengthen regional, national and community level capacity for mitigation, management, and coordinatedresponse to natural and technological hazards, and the effects of climate change.OUTCOME 1:Enhanced institutionalsupport for CDMProgramimplementation atnational and regionallevelsGOALRegional Sustainable Development enhanced through CDMDriver of CDM Programming in the CDEMA ParticipatingStates
  8. 8. ExerciseTradewindsExerciseFAHUMUnity Exercise(UNEX)ExerciseRegion RapRegionalCoordinationCentreExerciseTESTING THE REGIONAL DISASTERMANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
  9. 9. Contribution of Exercises to CDM
  10. 10. CDM PolicyAll RelevantLegislation andRegulationsStrategyPMF or WorkPlansPerformanceManagementProgrammesExternal ReportsHyogoRegional CDM StrategySt. Georges DeclarationMDGsIMF/Work BankConventionsDonorsOthersNational ReportsCabinet PapersAnnual ReportBudgetsCouncil ReportsState of PreparednessCritical Infrastructure reviewsSector ReportsEvents and Exercise reviewsDepartmentalLevel ReportsPerformanceEvaluationsDEFINING LINKAGES TO THEMER FRAMEWORK
  11. 11. Monitoring&Evaluationof progressmade atNational, Sectoral andRegionalLevelsSupportsCDEMA CUand CDMPartnersreporting onCDMprogrammingachievementsand gapsDocumentationof lessonslearned &identificationof gaps andpriorities*Framing ofongoing andfuture*programmingforNDOs, CDEMA,DevelopmentPartnersCDM MONITORING, EVALUATION& REPORTING FRAMEWORK
  12. 12. Standard operations trainingCompetency and proficiencyelaborationProtocols and guidelinesPolicy and Technical BriefsBROKERING
  14. 14. Community Risk Reduction Community Risk Reduction Initiatives for mainly Landslides Tool Kit for Community-level Training in Development ofCommunity Preparedness Programmes Flood Early Warning System Mechanism Hydrological Monitoring Stations in 5 Participating States Community Risk Profiles Community Disaster PlansOUTCOME 4 OF CDM STRATEGY AND RESULTS FRAMEWORK:Enhanced community resilience in CDERA PS to mitigate & respond to theadverse effects of climate change & disastersCDEMA SUPPORT BASED ONEVALUATION
  15. 15. Exercise andEventsReview GuideModel EOCOperationsPlanModel ReliefandDonationsPolicyModelContingencyPlanDonorCoordinationProtocolRegionalCoordinationPlanRapid NeedsAssessmentTeam GuideTOOLS AND PRODUCTS
  16. 16. Promote moresystematizationof the AfterAction Reviewprocess at thenational levelBetterinterfaceoperationsreview withcountrycontextDevelop work onpreparednessand responseindicesThe Way Forward
  17. 17. Jeremy Collymore, Executive DirectorCaribbean Disaster Emergency Management AgencyBuilding #1, Manor Lodge Complex, Lodge Hill, St. Michael, BarbadosTel: (246) 425 0386/88 Fax: (246) 425 8854Website: