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P I N G O N 25.03.10

  1. 1. The Philippine INGO Network (PINGON)
  2. 2. Historical Milestones <ul><li>Dec 2006: Inter-Agency Standing Committee Country Team (now Humanitarian Country Team) expanded to include an INGO representatives </li></ul><ul><li>Oxfam, CARE, Save the Children Federation, Plan International and the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) started meeting to consider the offer </li></ul><ul><li>Jan 2007: INGOs agreed to be part of the IASC; World Vision, ACF, Christian Aid, Handicap International and Children International threw in their support </li></ul>
  3. 3. Historical Milestones <ul><li>Oxfam elected as main representative of the INGOs in the IASC with World Vision, Save the Children and Plan International as alternates </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings between INGOs held more regularly (i.e., before every IASC meeting); idea of maximising the “talking space” flourished </li></ul><ul><li>Sept 2007: PINGON formally formed with Oxfam as first Chair </li></ul>
  4. 4. Purpose <ul><li>PINGON is a coordinating body composed of international NGOs working in the Philippines in service of the marginalised and vulnerable sectors and groups in the Philippines. </li></ul><ul><li>Though individual members of the network have varied mandates and provide a wide variety of services, PINGON is particularly focused on humanitarian response and disaster risk reduction. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The network was formed to function as an informal venue for: <ul><li>Exchange of relevant information between its members, and between the network and other bodies at the national and international levels involved in humanitarian response and DRR; </li></ul><ul><li>Possible collaboration of activities, including complementation of resources (i.e human resources, expertise, technologies, material and financial resources), amongst its members particularly during periods of major emergency; </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Sharing of opportunities, as well as resources, to continuously build individual and collective capacity in humanitarian response and DRR; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Collectively looking and agreeing on minimum standards and benchmarks in humanitarian response and DRR, and advocating for recognition of such standards and benchmarks in the Philippines; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Jointly advocating on relevant humanitarian and DRR issues affecting the Filipino people to the Government of the Philippines and the United Nations. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Network Members <ul><li>ACF </li></ul><ul><li>Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) </li></ul><ul><li>CARE </li></ul><ul><li>Catholic Relief Services (CRS) </li></ul><ul><li>ChildFund Philippines </li></ul><ul><li>Children International </li></ul><ul><li>Christian Aid </li></ul><ul><li>Community and Family Service, Inc (CFSI) </li></ul><ul><li>Greenpeace </li></ul><ul><li>Habitat for Humanity Philippines </li></ul><ul><li>Handicap International </li></ul><ul><li>Lutheran World Relief (LWR) </li></ul><ul><li>Medicins Sans Frontier (MSF) </li></ul><ul><li>Merlin </li></ul><ul><li>Mercy Corp </li></ul><ul><li>Non-Violent Peace Force (NP) </li></ul><ul><li>Oxfam </li></ul><ul><li>Plan International </li></ul><ul><li>Save the Children Federation (SCF) </li></ul><ul><li>Secour Islamique-France </li></ul><ul><li>World Vision Development Foundation </li></ul>
  9. 9. Some Network Activities <ul><li>Continued participation in the HCT both at national and Mindanao level (now with expanded representation) </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination during emergencies </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement with the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC), e.g. Gawad Kalasag, and other relevant bodies, e.g. DRRNet </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy on DRR, e.g. passing of the DRM Bill </li></ul><ul><li>Regular exchange of information </li></ul>