Presentation on theme: "Zenaida Delica-Willison. SUMMARY OF THE TWO DAY WORKSHOP Day 1. Welcome and Opening Remarks by Salvano Signing of MoU between ISDR and CADS Presentations:"— Presentation transcript:
SUMMARY OF THE TWO DAY WORKSHOP Day 1. Welcome and Opening Remarks by Salvano Signing of MoU between ISDR and CADS Presentations: Part 1: Local Governments presentations from Albay, The Philppines; South Africa; Pune,India and Cataluna, Spain. The presentation higlighted the good practices of their offices, despite the hazards and vulnerabilities. (See power point presentations) Part 2: Presentations from the UN Agencies, UNOSAT, UNDP and ILO and Provention. They highligheted their programs and services to the Local governments. (See powerpoint presentation
Zenaida Delica-Willison Day 1. Part 3: Presentation of various global, regional and national Mechanism for networking (See presentation). Introduction of the objectives, agenda, schedule, logistical arrangements. Part 4. Workshops: Refer to guideline in the agenda: (Summary of workshop results, Day 1, and summary of Day 2, below and Summary of Evaluation by participants.
Zenaida Delica-Willison INPUTS ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION BASED ON THE PRESENTATIONS
Zenaida Delica-Willison If capacity (and readiness) is insufficient If vulnerabilities are too great If the scale of hazard is too big Then, the risk is too high, emergencies may not be managed locally, the communities may not cope, DISASTER will occur.
Zenaida Delica-Willison DEVELOP CAPACITY AND INCREASE READINESS REDUCE VULNERABILITIES UNDERSTAND HAZARDS =REDUCE DISASTER RISKS THEN HAZARDS CAN BE MANAGED LOCALLY AND DISASTERS WILL NOT OCCUR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
Zenaida Delica-Willison 1. Do we Need It? Overwhelmingly YES, we need it. Purpose, Objectives, Added Value A global venue for open forum of local government issues, solutions and learning GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
Zenaida Delica-Willison 1.To provide opportunities for building capacity of LG & share experiences (raising awareness, learning opportunities, training, knowledge sharing, technology information, research, workshops seminars) 2.Global level advocacy group 3.Developing mechanism for taking LG learning to marketplace GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
Zenaida Delica-Willison 5. Promote capacity development 6. To Promote platform for climate change impact at local level GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
Zenaida Delica-Willison Suggested mechanism: Organize a small advisory group to push forward the objectives of the LGA Secretariat support: ---Hosting web based discussion ---Data base hosting or virtual library GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
Zenaida Delica-Willison --Facilitate discussion through other means such as teleconferences --Support the needs of the Advisory group as much as possible and able --Continue the initiation of the organizing of the Advisory group --continue communicating with this group GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
Zenaida Delica-Willison Work Plan till June 2009 Publication of good practices –solicit articles, choose and compile. Articles presented here should be posted to the web Meeting with existing organizations to gather suggestions Organize of the Advisory Group before the Advisory group based on Selection criteria that must be developed through consultation DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
Zenaida Delica-Willison HEY, DONT PANIC U CAN DO IT
Zenaida Delica-Willison LETS MOVE FORWARD DESPITE THE ODDS
Zenaida Delica-Willison SUSTAINABILITY How disaster resilient & resistant our communities are? How GOOD does it LAST?