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1 1 International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (EIRD/ISDR) ISDR system: ISDR is a system of partnerships including governments, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations, international financial institutions, scientific and technical bodies and specialized networks as well as civil society and the private sector... UNISDR – The Secretariat - overseen by the USG for Humanitarian Affairs, serves as the focal point within the United Nations system for the coordination and harmonization of policies and strategies for disaster risk reduction, encouraging synergy between the humanitarian and socio-economic development policies and strategies of the United Nations system. It supports the ISDR system in the areas of coordination and resource mobilization, advocacy and partnership building and strategic information and policy guidance.

2 2 DRR & HFA ISDR System Mechanisms – Global Platform – Regional Platforms – National Platforms – Thematic Platforms Disaster Risk Reduction is Everybodys Business

3 3 UNISDR Americas Panama UNISDR (natl) Dushanbe, Tajikistan UNISDR HQ UNISDR Europe Geneva, Switzerland UNISDR Asia & Pacific Bangkok, Thailand UNISDR Africa Nairobi, Kenya Offices of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Secretariat UNISDR Early Warning Platform Bonn, Germany ISDR secretariat West Asia & North Africa (WANA) - Cairo, Egypt UNISDR Liaison Office NY, USA

4 4 Independent countries of the Americas: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, St. Kitts and Nevis, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United States of America, Uruguay and Venezuela. Overseas territories: Anguilla (UK), Aruba (Netherlands), Bermuda (UK), British Virgin Islands (UK), Cayman Islands (UK), French Guiana (France), Guadeloupe (France), Martinique (France), Montserrat (UK), Netherlands Antilles (Netherlands), Puerto Rico (USA), Saint Barthélemy (France), Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France), Turks and Caicos (UK), United States Virgin Islands (USA). Region of the Americas

5 5 National Platforms - Americas Existing: Argentina Colombia Costa Rica Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Jamaica Nicaragua Panama USA Venezuela In Process: Peru (Feb. 27, 2009) Canada

6 6 Anguilla - Department of Disaster Management Antigua and Barbuda - National Office of Emergency Services Argentina - Comisión Cascos Blancos Aruba - Ministry of Economic Affairs, Tourism, Social Affairs and Culture Bahamas - National Emergency Management Agency Barbados - Central Emergency Relief Organization (CERO), Emergency Services Belize - National Emergency Management Organization Bermuda – N/A Bolivia - Viceministerio de Defensa Civil y Cooperación al Desarrollo Integral, Ministerio de Defensa Nacional Brazil - Secretaria Nacional da Defensa Civil (SEDEC), Ministério da Integração Nacional British Virgin Islands - Office of Deputy Governor, Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Canada - Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Response Group / Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Cayman Islands - National Hazard and Emergency Management Agency Chile - Oficina Nacional de Emergencia (ONEMI) Colombia - Ministerio del Interior y de Justicia, Dirección de Prevención y Atención de Desastres Costa Rica - Comisión Nacional de Prevención de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias (CNE) Cuba - Defensa Civil de Cuba, Oficina de Desastres Dominica - Office of Disaster Management Dominican Republic - Centro de Operaciones de Emergencias Ecuador - Coordinación General del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores El Salvador - Servicio Nacional de Estudios Territoriales French Guiana – N/A Grenada - National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) National HFA / ISDR Focal Points

7 7 Guadeloupe – N/A Guatemala - Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres (CONRED) Guyana - Civil Defense Commission Haiti - Direction de Protection Civil (DPC) Honduras - Comisión Permanente de Contingencias (COPECO) Jamaica - Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) Martinique - Association pour la Prevencion des Risques Majeurs a la Martinique Mexico - Centro Nacional de Prevención de Desastres (CENAPRED) Montserrat - Disaster Management Coordination Agency Netherlands Antilles - Natural Disasters Coordination Office (STIRANA) Nicaragua - Instituto Nacional de Estudios Territoriales (INETER) Panama - Sistema Nacional de Protección Civil de Panamá (SINAPROC) Paraguay - Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD) Peru - Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil (INDECI) Puerto Rico - Agencia Estatal para el Manejo de Emergencias y Administración de Desastres (AEMEAD) Saint Barthelemy – N/A Saint Lucia - National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) Saint Pierre and Miquelon – N/A Saint Vincent and Grenadines - National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) Saint Kitts and Nevis - National Emergency Management Agency Suriname - Ministry of Labour, Technological Development and Environment Trinidad and Tobago - Office for Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) Turks and Caicos - Ministry of Home Affairs and Public Safety United States Virgin Islands - Territorial Emergency Management Agency United States of America - United States Department of State Uruguay - Ministry of Housing, Lands and Environment Venezuela - Dirección Nacional de Protección Civil y Administración de Desastres National HFA / ISDR Focal Points Cont.

8 8 1.Guides and indicators to facilite HFA implementation 2.Information system & Internet: PreventionWeb, Web pages, HFA-Pedia 3.Communications: ISDR Informs, massive s, etc. 4.World DRR Campaigns 5.Fundraising: WB, GFDRR Supporting instruments for HFA implementation and follow-up III

9 9 Develop & promote information for education, capacity-building and community organization

10 10 World Disaster Reduction Campaigns Awareness-raising International Day for Disaster Reduction – second Wednesday in October

11 11 Tools HFA Monitor - the ISDR systems online tool to monitor, review and report on progress and challenges in the implementation of DRR at the national level, in accordance with the HFAs priorities. ( – accessible to national focal HFA- Pedia – Interactive online tool open to users from all sectors and levels ( Guidelines for National Platforms - publications/03-guidelines-np-drr/eng-guidelines-np- drr.pdf publications/03-guidelines-np-drr/eng-guidelines-np- drr.pdf

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