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Work of NARRI on Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh


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A presentation on Disaster Risk Reduction initiatives by NARRI in Bangladesh

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Work of NARRI on Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh

  1. 1. DIPECHO BANGLADESH … Making a DifferenceShakeb NabiManager ConsortiumNARRI ECHO
  2. 2.  Title of the Project: A Disaster Resilient Future: Mobilizing Communities and Institutions for Effective Risk Reduction”. Duration of the Project: 18 months starting 15th of March 2011 Total Budget: 33,23,550 Euros Focusing on Multi-hazards across 10 districts Technical Partners: HelpAge International and Handicap International
  3. 3.  Enhance the capacities of disaster vulnerable communities to respond to and cope with disasters Improve grassroots, community based institutions, who are the first respondents to any disasters Develop replicable models of preparedness Support national government in development of appropriate policy models in DRR and Response
  4. 4. • Formalization of working relationships with key stakeholders• Designing the Mass Media Campaign• Harmonization of the Training Module• Invited to do the HFA Reporting for the Government• Refining the CRA guidelines and adapting the same• Recognition of CRA by the Government and funding of the proposals by CDMP• SoD toolkit as per the request of the government
  5. 5. Advocacy Contd…• Mass Casualty Management: Comprehensive Guideline on Mass Casualty Management; incorporation of MCM into nursing curriculum;• Urban Volunteers: Ensuring that Urban Volunteers are a part of the National Volunteer Scheme• Labor Intensive Industries (Garment Industries): Strengthening Contingency Planning in Industries
  6. 6. Field Level Implementation• Formalization of working relationships with key stakeholders• CRA and RRAP completed in all the program areas and shared with UDMC and GoB• Special interactive session with the most vulnerable community with the help of technical partners• Bimonthly meeting with community, religious leaders etc• Screening of persons with disabilities and elderly people
  7. 7. • Standardization of the training module and reference materials• Building the capacity of the team and partner organization on DRR; ECHO policies and financial procedures;• Developing a set of trainers on CRA, URA, School Safety, M&E, PME (community, teachers, partner organizations, UDMC etc)• Participation in the E single form training organized by FAST Project• Capacity building of the volunteers (rural and urban) on S&R and FA
  8. 8. Replication• NARRI partners have long term commitment for most of the areas where DIPECHO is being implemented.• Different Programs within the NARRI partners and local implementing partners follow the CRA and RRAP.• Negotiation with CDMP for funding some of the community initiatives from the RRAP• M&E systems/tools developed under the DIPECHO program is used by some of the organizations to monitor their other programs
  9. 9. • Dedicated Responsibility for Coordination• Greater Negotiating Power• Larger Visibility• Cost Reduction• Better Coordination within the Partners• Ability to take up larger Roles and Responsibilities• Standardized Approach• Replication of Learning and Good Practices• Improved Communication with Donor and other Key Stakeholders• Single window for Donor Reporting and other Coordination
  10. 10. • Working through a consortium approach for the first time: Not many good practices, ground rules• Visibility of the consortium• Pace of the program some times affected: standardization, negotiation, consensus
  11. 11. Many ThanksDIPECHO PartnersPlease visit us