4 Areas of Intervention of NRCS Disaster Management Disaster response (emergency relief)Disaster recovery (early recovery)Disaster risk reduction (Building safer communities, organization development, response preparedness as well as organizational and capacity building) as development initiativesPopulation Movement/Restoring Family Links
5 Areas of Intervention on Disaster Response NRCS provides assistance for immediate relief and early recovery that are urgently needed during and after the disaster to assist affected people utilizing its standard assessment proceduresNon-Food Item distributionFood item distributionFirst Aid servicePotable waterGarbage removal/cleaning of sources/WASHPrimary health care (through partnership)Restoring family links’Temporary shelterAmbulance serviceBlood transfusion serviceSeeds, tools distribution as part of early recoveryEducation support (through partnership)
11 Operation Cycle : Normal Situation EOC functions as Resource Centre like, discussion, meeting, exhibition etc.Alert PhaseEOC alerts the respective district chapter, staff and volunteers and other stakeholders immanent emergencyResponse PhaseEOC leads the response operation and communication of the response and relief to the disaster)Recovery Phase(EOC coordinates the Early Recovery efforts and once the recovery interventions inters its more stable phase the EOC de-activates from emergency phase to Normal functions)
12 Response Structure : CNDRC ERC EOC NEOC DC EOC Sector Teams (HQ) Field Teams
13 Emergency Response Committee Operation flow chart :1. Emergency Response Committee (ERC)Emergency Response Committee(ERC)( policies, guidelines and directives of Operations)
14 Emergency Operation Centre Operation flow chart :2. Emergency Operation Centre CoordinatorEmergency Operation CentreEOC Coordinator/DM Director( Leadership of the overall operation cycle, staff and volunteer mobilization and reporting )
15 Operations, Information Communication Management Operation flow chart :Operations, Information Communication Management( Overall coordination of the response operation, act as a communication focal staff and volunteer mobilization and reporting )
17 Early notification (within 6 hours) Rapid Assessment (within 72 hours)Distribution of immediate relief itemsDistribution of Ready to eat food, Distribution of non-food itemsRelief PhaseDetail Need Assessment (4-10 days)Sector specific responseDistribution of staple food, Distribution of non-food items, Transitional shelter, Provisioning of safe drinking water, Basic health service etc
18 Detail Need and Damage Assessment (60 days) Recovery PhaseEarly recovery along with Sector specific responseDistribution of staple food; Distribution of non-food items (as per need); Provisioning of safe drinking water; Basic health support; Livelihood promotion, Reconstruction etc
20 Organize emergency meeting immediately after the disaster (at HQ and DC levels) Activate EOC (based on scale of disaster)Contact with DCs and gathered preliminary information Contact with Disaster Response Team members and deploy.NHQs standby NDRT/RDRT members to assist district chapters and deploy based on need
21 Daily situation report is being produced by NHQs Information sharing (data compiled, updated and shared) to various agencies, mediaTransport relief material (Warehouses to DCs to SCs)Distribute relief Package especially NFRI setCoordinate with internal and external partners for resource generation/Emergency appeal launch (DREF)Conduct Monitoring and SupervisionOrganize lessons learnt workshop and capture lessons for future improvement
22 Challenges/Constraints AssessmentData variation and access to siteTransportation and logisticsDue to geographical condition
23 Lessons LearntBetter preparedness and response mechanism at VDC, DC and national level ensures timely and effective response,Communication (VDC-DC-central level) and sharing of information helps coordinated relief efforts, avoiding duplication,
24 Lessons LearntEmergency meetings and consultations among different stakeholder to ensure effective response operationEstablished HR roster and tools are very helpful in timely response operationJoint assessment, mobilizing human resources from various agencies can be helpful for sector specific response.
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