New PDF release: Civil Society Organization and Disaster Risk Reduction: The

By Rajib Shaw, Takako Izumi

ISBN-10: 4431548769

ISBN-13: 9784431548768

ISBN-10: 4431548777

ISBN-13: 9784431548775

Civil society organisations (CSOs) have performed vital roles through the years within the catastrophe box. ranging from the conventional process of reaction and reduction, the emphasis has steadily shifted to catastrophe threat aid. From foreign nongovernmental companies (NGOs) to nationwide and native NGOs, all stakeholders have famous the importance of and want for community-based threat aid. of their various capacities they've got endeavored to set up hyperlinks to the coverage recommendations on the neighborhood and nationwide degrees. There nonetheless are many concerns that stay untouched by means of CSOs, notwithstanding, and native CSOs face distinctive demanding situations in assets by way of human, monetary, and technical matters.

Drawing examples from Asia, this publication is dependent at the roles of CSOs in line with the Hyogo Framework for motion precedence components: coverage making, hazard overview, schooling and coaching, underlying hazard components, and response–recovery. the first goal teams for this booklet are scholars and researchers within the fields of surroundings, catastrophe chance aid, and weather switch experiences. The e-book offers a transparent view of the present developments of analysis within the box and furnishes easy wisdom on those vital subject matters. one other goal workforce includes practitioners and coverage makers, who may be capable of follow the data amassed right here to coverage and selection making.

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Shaw References ADRRN (2008) Recommendations to the 3rd AMCDRR from HLRT 6. Unpublished internal document. ADRRN, Kuala Lumpur ADRRN (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011) ADRRN annual report. Unpublished internal documents. ADRRN, Kuala Lumpur Alexander D (2002) From civil defense to civil protection and back again. Disaster Prevent Manag 11(3):209–213 AMCDRR (2009) Conference report: multi-stakeholder partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction from national to local. National Security Council, Government of Malaysia and Southeast Asia Disaster Prevention Research Institute, University Kebangsaan Malaysia (SEADPRI-UKM) Amendola A, Linnerooth-Bayer J, Okada N, Shi P (2008) Towards integrated disaster risk management: case studies and trends from Asia.

The components of the projects include raising awareness of government and CSOs on AADMER, national DRR policies, strengthening the capacity of CSOs to utilize AADMER to inform DRR policies 22 T. Izumi and R. Shaw and programmes, and enhancing the partnerships between ASEAN Member States and CSOs in implementing AADMER (ODI 2011). Through the collaboration with ASEAN and the leadership of the APG, CSOs have been included in the regional framework as a crucial partner to implement AADMER and are expected the role of raising awareness and include the most vulnerable groups into DRR efforts.

Strategic Objective 1: To possess a stronger, comprehensive and contextualized mechanism for disaster management; National Disaster Risk Reduction Capacity Building Programme (Timeline: 2011–2015): Improved co-ordination and knowledge sharing among all stakeholders at all levels; enhanced capacity among focal points in government agencies, local government, National DRR Platform members and ANDMA. pdf. 36 T. 2 Chronology of events—Afghanistan national DRR platform Date 2009 March–April April 22nd, 23rd May 19th June 3rd June 15th–19th October 4th October 5th November 23rd 2010 January 8th Event Outputs Implementation of Views 13 provinces (27 districts) covered in just from the Frontline (VFL) 1 month with participation from 9 agen2009 survey cies (ADA, CCA, CHA/OHRD, CoAR, CWS-P/A, Helvetas, NPO, SC-S/N, STARS) Views from the Front-Line: VFL survey results shared and following National Consultative keywords are re-emphasized: Workshop • Enhance coordination mechanisms • Awareness raising/capacity building on disaster management • Integration of DRR into development programs • Strategic budget allocation • Strategic technology transfer and usage • Gender perspective/inclusive planning Completion of National Report from VFL 2009 Country report finalized and sent to Global Network Secretariat to be included in the global report Consultative meeting Idea sharing on how to enhance coordination at ANDMA and what are mechanisms that can help have been held Global Platform in Geneva “VFL report moved agenda quite considerably”—by Margreta Wahlstrom, 40 country report has been presented by Global Network Consultative meeting Concept of DRR Platform shared with towards National DRR discussion on mechanics of how to Platform formulate the multi-stakeholder coalition in Afghanistan Official letter from ANDMA Letter has been written to UN/ISDR HQ on to UN/ISDR intention to established DRR Platform Letter of support from UN/ESCAP in Bangkok has sent official letter ESCAP to ANDMA to ANDMA to assist Afghanistan’s DRR efforts by providing technical expertise by DRR advisor in Bangkok Letter from UN/ISDR to UNRC in Afghanistan January 25th–27th London conference by Global Network UN/ISDR Bangkok has asked involvement and support from UN country team for DRR Platform and SNAP Afghanistan case highlighted as one of the most successful cases in HFA local monitoring and multi-stakeholder efforts to tackle HFA achievements.

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