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1 STRATEGIC ISSUES IN HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS ICHL DECEMBER 2013 PIERANGELO (PIERO) GANDINI

2 ABOUT THIS PRESENTATION: 1.COLOMBIA’S STEPS TOWARDS A MORE COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH FOR EMERGENCIES 2.HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS: STRATEGIC ISSUES a.PREPAREDNESS b.EXECUTION c.EVALUATION 3.WRAP UP : KEY WORDS

3 Colombia With coastlines on both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, Colombia is an important platform for the region

4 COLOMBIA BRIEF HISTORY OF NATURAL DISASTERS No of events:118 No of people killed:27,943 Average killed per year:901 No of people affected:9,344,157 Average affected per year:301,424 Economic Damage (US$ X 1,000): 4,456,069 Economic Damage per year (US$ X 1,000): 143,744 DisasterYearNo. Affected Flood20102,217,518 Earthquake*19991,205,933 Flood20081,200,091 Flood20071,162,135 Flood ,607 Flood ,173 Flood ,386 Flood ,000 Flood ,465 Flood ,096 DisasterDateKilled Volcano198521,800 Earthquake*19991,186 Mass mov. wet Flood Epidemic Earthquake* Earthquake* Mass mov. wet Mass mov. dry Flood

5 COLOMBIA POPAYAN, 31 MARCH 1983 :EARTHQUAKE ARMERO, 13 NOVEMBER 1985: LANDSLIDES AFTER VOLCANO ERUPTION KILLED NATION-WIDE FLOODS 2010 (la niña) AFFECTED

6 COLOMBIA ARMERO, 13 NOVEMBER 1985

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11 The Government’s commitment to disaster risk reduction dates back to In the aftermath of the Popayan earthquake, the Government initiated the creation of a system for disaster preparedness and response. In 1989, the Government established the National System for Disaster Management and Prevention (Sistema Nacional para la Prevención y Atención de Desastres) (SNPAD) Since the mid-1990s, Colombia has moved from disaster response towards disaster risk management by: (i)strengthening actions in disaster risk prevention and mitigation; (ii)reducing fiscal vulnerability to natural hazards; (iii)improving land use planning

12 PREPAREDNESS

13 COLOMBIA NATION-WIDE FLOODS 2010 (la niña) AFFECTED

14 COLOMBIA UP TO DATE: Law 1523 of April 24, 2012 recognized the central role in the development process of the National Policy on Disaster Risk Management and created a National System for Disaster Risk Management. Decree 4147 of November 3, 2011, created a national unit for the coordination of a national DRM system. Decree 3700 of the National Council for Economic and Social Policy (CONPES) for Climate Change established a model disaster response system. Implementation phase: Strategic Plan for International Cooperation, Disaster Risk Management,

15 2. HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS: STRATEGIC ISSUES 1.PREPAREDNESS a.PLANNING b.TRAINING OF STAFF c.AVAILABILITY OF STOCK (IN TIME OF ECONOMIC CRISIS!!) FAIL TO PREPARE IS PREPARE TO FAIL

16 2. HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS: STRATEGIC ISSUES 2.EXECUTION a.DO IT WELL b.CHANGE THE CO: FROM COMPETITION TO COORDINATION AND COLLABORATION THE PLANNER HAS NOT THE RIGHT TO BE WRONG

17 2. HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS: STRATEGIC ISSUES 3. EVALUATION 1.LESSONS LEARNED a.BENEFICIARIES b.AUTHORITIES c.OTHER ACTORS/STAKEHOLDERS d.OWN TEAM 2.IMPROVE YOUR PREPAREDNESS

18 FROM COMPETITION TO COORDINATION AND COLLABORATION THE PLANNER HAS NOT THE RIGHT TO BE WRONG FAIL TO PREPARE IS PREPARE TO FAIL 3. WRAP UP: KEY WORDS EVALUATION AND ADJUSTMENTS

19 THANK YOU STRATEGIC ISSUES IN HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS ICHL DECEMBER 2013 PIERANGELO (PIERO) GANDINI


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