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IDMP APFM_frederik pischke and sabina bokal_1 sep

  1. 1. Associate Programme on Flood Management Integrated Drought Management Programme 1 Consulting partners meeting Stockholm; 1 September 2013 Frederik Pischke, Senior Programme Officer IDMP/APFM Sabina Bokal, IDMP Programme Manager
  2. 2. 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. 2
  3. 3. WMO/ GWP Associate Programme on Flood Management - Background Currently in its 11th year of activity 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 (part-time) staff) Trust Fund contributors: USAID and Switzerland In-kind contributors: Germany, Italy Support Based Partners 3
  4. 4. APFM Support Base Partners 4
  5. 5. APFM Activities • Compilation of guidance and advisory tools • Developing training and advocacy material • Field Demonstration Projects • Strategic advice on flood management through a HelpDesk 5
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  7. 7. 7 WMO/GWP Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP)
  8. 8. 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. 8
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. WMO/GWP IDMP Areas of Work 11 ...and raindancing 1) Development of Tools 2) Capacity Building 3) Responding to Regional and National Needs 4) Demonstration Projects 5) Development of a HelpDesk
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  13. 13. 13 GWP Network
  14. 14. - Established at the World Climate Conference 3 to incorporate science-based climate information and prediction into planning, policy and practice on the global, regional and national scale - Improve climate related information - Build capacity to use this information APFM and IDMP are elements of the GFCS 14
  15. 15. Integrated Drought Management Programme in Central and Eastern Europe 15 Sabina Bokal, IDMP Programme Manager
  16. 16. 16 • helping countries to improve national drought monitoring and management policies (DMP) – to increase preparedness and reducing drought impacts; Challenges ... • raising awareness about severe drought conditions through efficient dissemination mechanisms; • combining / joining already existing drought platforms for exchanging drought data, relevant for drought detection and monitoring; • demonstrating concrete measures that can be later used in drought management policies in different sectors; • sharing knowledge and best practices among countries.
  17. 17. 1. INCEPTION PHASE: • Task Force • Inception report & Regional workshop (Oct 2012) 2. Preparation of a Regional Programme proposal (Nov 2012 – Jan 2013) • More then 40 organizations actively involved • Official start in February 2013 3. PLANNING PHASE (March 2013 – June 2013): • Partnership: activity leaders, activity working groups • Budget: detailed budget, budget flow, contracting • Workplan: detailed description of each activity, implementation plans, milestones, etc. 17 What have we done till now?
  18. 18. PARTNERSHIP 18 • 10 CEE countries: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine • Over 40 differnet organizations: o Ministries & state agencies o Universities o Hydro-Meteo services o Research institutes o River basins directorates o Regional centres: DMCSEE
  19. 19. 19 Regional activities STRUCTURE & Outputs o review of the current situation o guidelines for preparation of the DMP o national consultation dialouges o drought information exchange Platform • Regional & transboundary connection; • Involvement of 10 countries (different sectors); • Bottom-up approach (national consultation dialogues, workshops); • Important role of CWPs – coordinators of the national experts team;
  20. 20. 20 Demonstration projects STRUCTURE & Outputs o increasing soil water holding capacity o assessment of drought impact on forest ecosystems o natural small water retention measures o drought risk management scheme o using remote sensing agricultural drought monitoring methods o upgrading agriculture drought monitoring and forecasting Good practice compendium Concrete demonstration of measures that can be later used in drought management policies;
  21. 21. 21 STRUCTURE & Outputs • Workshops development of the Guidelines for DMPs (2.1) and coordination of the regional activities under WP1 & WP2 • Capacity building trainings for key actors from different sectors to build capacity for integrated drought management (cooperation with WMO, CapNet, ...) o 4 Workshops o 2 Capacity building trainings o Compendium of good practices o Dissemination activities (policy brief, articles, web information, etc.) o Improving fundraising capacity of CWP and RWP Capacity building & Knowledge exchange & Build capacity of GWP
  22. 22. Thank you for your attention! 22