An effective early warning system in the rural and urban context
MINISTÉRIO DA ADMINISTRAÇÃO ESTATAL INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE GESTAO DE CALAMIDADESAn effective early warning system in the rural and urban context By: João Ribeiro, General Director INGC- Mozambique Davos, 28th August, 2012
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Preparedness Procedures and Contingency Plan Communication SystemMobile and Radio Satellite Community Local Committees Communic Telephone Radio, TV and for Disaster Risk ationmain line and Management System NewslettersTelephone TV CLGRC Information Management System EARLY WARNING SYSTEM
The Mandate of INGC• Coordination authority of emergency actions;• Coordination authority of development of arid and semi-arid zones;• Coordination authority for prevention and mitigation of natural disasters;• Coordination authority for reconstruction after disasters .
Local Committees for Disaster Risk Management (CLGRC)The CLGRC is a group of 15 to 18 volunteer people from the same location, village, city or school, who are dedicate to prevention mitigation and response activities for disasters that are treating its own community.The CLGRC main mission is to lead the local community to develop prevention, mitigation and preparedness activities to face any disaster at community level.
Profile of the Members CLGRC• Volunteer people who areready to work withoutremuneration;• Responsible and veryrespectable peoples atcommunity level;• Dynamic, creative, motivatedand pro-active peoples withcapacity to make decision andhave vision to develop their owncommunity.
The Structure of CLGRCThe CLGRC is lead by a Coordinator and his deputy and it has 7 task organized in working groups, namely :• Responsible for Kit• Responsible for listening to the radio;• Responsible for early warning;• Responsible for evacuation actions;• Responsible for rescue and saving operations;• Responsible for shelter;• Responsible for information management and damage and need assessment.
The Functioning of CLGRC Early warning Coordination of CLGRC Listening the radioEarly warning Evacuation Evacuation
Funcionamento do CLGRC (Cont.)Rescue and saving Rescue and saving Evacuation, rescue and saving Information management and, damages and needs Shelter assessment
Interventions of CLGRC in the urban context• Cleaning Drainage Systems• Implementing Cleaning and Maintenance Campaigns• Installation of protection grids Cleaning of drainage canal “Mateus” in Chipangara Grid
Interventions of CLGRC in the urban contextInstallation of Automatic hydrometric extensions Installation of sensor at the mainThe network of early warning sensors (2010) – drainage valley in Beira City nine sensors
Interventions of CLGRC in rural and urban contextsWorking with climatologicallydata for monitoring atcommunity level : • Day to day relevant information registration for DRM by the responsible (temperature, rain quantity and intensity, speed of storm); • The CLGRC may use data to understand the relation Registration of climatologically data between extreme event intensity and impact (damages.
Interventions of CLGRC in rural and urban contextsInstallation of automatic climatologically extensions
Interventions of CLGRC in the urban contextDissemination of information on storm tide at ‘Praia Nova’ andChipangara, Beira City. High tide early warning activities by CLGRC of ‘Praia Nova’ , on 27 September 2011.
Interventions of CLGRC in the rural and urban contexts (challenges)•To train and equip the CLGRC in the morevulnerable areas both rural and urban,•To build sustainability of CLGRC troughpromotion of income generation activities.•The partner should respect the INGC standards(training and equipment).