APFM and IDMP frederik pischke 27 aug

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APFM and IDMP frederik pischke 27 aug

  1. 1. Associate Programme on Flood Management Integrated Drought Management Programme 1 GWP Regional Days Stockholm; 27 August 2013 Frederik Pischke, Senior Programme Officer IDMP/APFM
  2. 2. WMO/ GWP Associate Programme on Flood Management - Background Joint Initiative World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Global Water Partnership (GWP) Operations Technical Support Unit (TSU) embedded in the WMO Hydrology and Water Resources Branch (6 staff) Trust Fund contributors: Japan, USAID and Switzerland In-kind contributors: Japan, Germany, Italy Support Based Partners Currently in its 11th year of activity 2
  3. 3. Support Base Partners 3 Specialized institutes in various disciplines relevant for IFM
  4. 4. WMO/ GWP Associate Programme on Flood Management - Mission “ to support countries in the integrated management of floods within the overall framework of Integrated Water Resources Management.” 4
  5. 5. WMO/GWP Associate Programme on Flood Management (APFM) • From reactive to pro-active approaches; • From Ad-hoc to Integrated Flood Management • Towards a culture of prevention by managing flood risk & living with floods; • Balancing flood risk and achieving sustainable development needs; • Change in decision making processes to include risk management approaches. 5
  6. 6. APFM Activities • Compilation of guidance and advisory tools – Work Packages 6&7 • Developing training and advocacy material – WP 6&7 • Field Demonstration Projects – WP 5 • Strategic advice on flood management through a HelpDesk – WP 1,2,3,4&8 6
  7. 7. 8 WMO/GWP Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP)
  8. 8. WMO/GWP IDMP Aims and Objective Objective: “To support stakeholders at all levels by providing policy and management guidance and by sharing scientific information, knowledge and best practices for Integrated Drought Management” Aims: 1. Building climate resilience; 2. Reducing economic and social losses; 3. Cutting across sectoral, disciplinary, and institutional boundaries; 4. Responding to specific regional and national needs and requirements 5. Alleviating poverty in drought-affected regions 9
  9. 9. Structure of the IDMP Joint Initiative World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Global Water Partnership (GWP) Operations Technical Support Unit (TSU) embedded in the WMO Climate Prediction and Adaptation Branch Support Based Partners Launched March 2013 at the High Level Meeting on National Drought Policies 10
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  11. 11. WMO/GWP IDMP Approach 1. To shift the focus from reactive to proactive measures through drought mitigation, vulnerability reduction and preparedness; 2. To integrate the vertical planning and decision making processes at regional, national and community levels into a multi-stakeholder approach including key sectors, especially agriculture and energy; 3. To promote the evolution of the drought knowledge base and to establish a mechanism for sharing knowledge and providing services to stakeholders across sectors at all levels; 4. To build capacity of various stakeholders at different levels. 12
  12. 12. WMO/GWP IDMP Areas of Work 13 ...and raindancing 1) Development of Tools 2) Capacity Building 3) Responding to Regional and National Needs 4) Demonstration Projects 5) Development of a HelpDesk
  13. 13. Development of Tools – Work Pacakges 6&7 - Tools and guidelines to support the integrated management of droughts - Currently development of National Drought Management Policy Guidelines - Early Warning Systems and Drought Indicators envisioned 14
  14. 14. Capacity Building – Work Package 6&7 - Training on the use of the tools - Tailor made trainings 15
  15. 15. Responding to Regional and National Needs – Work Package 1, 2, 3, 4 & 8 - Support to and disseminating lessons learned of national and regional drought management programmes Currently support to projects in Central and Easter Europe, Horn of Africa and West Africa 16
  16. 16. Demonstration projects – Work Package 5 - Innovative projects to support national and regional needs - First projects envisioned on Early Warning and applying drought indicators 17
  17. 17. HelpDesk – Work Packages 6&7 - Modelled on APFM HelpDesk - Entry point to contact IDMP - Get information on Integrated Drought Management - Request support on Integrated Drought Management - To be launched at World Water Week 2014 18
  18. 18. THANK YOU Frederik Pischke frederik.pischke@gwp.org 19

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