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1 National Disaster Capacity Building Project

2 Gregory Paragh Kathy-Ann Morain Kathy-Ann Morain Christine Lewis Christine Lewis Nazrul Hussain Nazrul Hussain Mark A. Allen Mark A. Allen

3 Aim To outline a Logical Framework to improve national disaster capacity in Guyana

4 Presentation Format  Background  Objective  Sector Issues  Strategic Choices  Methodology  Key Indicators of Performance  Benefits  Risks / Issues

5 Background  Approximately ninety (90) percent of Guyana’s population resides in localities below sea level  The country’s vulnerability to flooding is exacerbated by :  its vast network of natural watercourses  linear development and  development of communities around seaports and coastal areas and coastal areas  Comprehensive disaster risk reduction strategies have not been developed and..

6 Disaster management not a priority / strategic development issue Risk of inimical impacts on persons and property due to flooding are unacceptable floods losses > G$90 Billion Government of Guyana is mobilizing to embark upon National Disaster Capacity Building Lead Agency - Civil Defense Commission (CDC) Already, five (5) key areas have been identified that once addressed, will strengthen the country’s disaster management capacity

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12 Objective To improve Guyana’s disaster management capacity by:  Strengthening institutional capability for disaster management at the national level  Building institutional capacity for risk reduction at the national level  Promoting disaster awareness and "preventative thinking" (through public education and awareness programs)  Building local capacity (assess risk and identify mitigation measures) and  Implementing vulnerability reduction & mitigation measures and manage emergencies at the local level

13 Rationale  Alignment with CDM Strategy  Sustainable Development  Reduce Economic Loss

14 Sector issues / Strategic choices National Level - Information Management System - Education Sector through Curriculum Development Local Government - Empowering Municipalities / Agencies

15 WAY FORWARD

16 Methodology A. Conceptualize a Comprehensive National Disaster Management Plan / System. Management Plan / System. Develop and implement management programs within Develop and implement management programs within B. Develop National Mitigation Strategy and Programs C. Build Public Awareness re: Risk Management D. Strengthen Local Capacity E. Implement Local Vulnerability Reduction Measures F. Astute Financial Management of the project

17 Methodology A.Comprehensive National Disaster Management System Facilitated by CDC through its Planning Division Institutional Strengthening - Establishment of Capabilities in Planning and Project Management Management - Improvement of Physical Plant and Equipment Programs - National Emergency Plans - Improving National Emergency Response Capability - Emergency Simulations

18 B. Development of National Mitigation Strategy Responsibility of the CDC Work closely with Technical Agencies Mitigation Information System:  set up an information management system  acquire and install suitable hardware and software Develop a resettlement policy Mitigation Studies  watershed vulnerability  Develop / revise national building codes. Expert Technical Assistance - vulnerability analyses

19 C. Building Public Awareness re: Risk Management -Part of daily life and culture Facilitated through the Public Relations Division in collaboration with other ministries Facilitated through the Public Relations Division in collaboration with other ministries -Disaster Awareness into Formal Education -Strengthening Disaster Knowledge in the Communications Media -Public Awareness Program

20 D. Strengthen Local Capacity -Coordinate with Town and Village Councils and Civil Works -Promotion of "Preventative Planning"

21 E. Implementation of Local Vulnerability Reduction Measures Reduction Measures  Selection of Sub-Projects and Preparation of Plans for each Administrative region  Implementation and Evaluation of Mitigation Measures

22 F. Project Financial Management Financial Administrative Strategy: Financial Administrative Strategy:  Procurement  Contracting and acquisitions  Flow of funds  Disbursements  Internal and external auditing  Financial reporting

23 Organizational and Implementation arrangements: Organizational and Implementation arrangements:  CDC will be responsible for overall project management  The CDC is accountable to the Office of the President.  Delegation of unambiguous Duties and Responsibilities to executing committees / agencies

24 Key Performance Indicators Review and Auditing process  Acquisition of CDC building headquarters  Acquisition of equipment and supplies  Demonstrated political support  KAPB Studies re: information transfer  Establishment of committees  Coordination and mainstreaming activities

25 Risks / Issues  Personnel  Funding  Competing Projects  Political Support  Inter-agency Support

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27 The End We Thank you

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37 National Disaster Capacity Building Project Gregory Paragh, Kathy-Ann Morain, Christine Lewis, Nazrul Hussain, Mark A. Allen Nazrul Hussain, Mark A. Allen


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