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1 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application Introduction Mashhad metropolis, due to its location and geographic characteristics, is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change with over 2.42 million people (at the 2006 population census) facing threats from more intensive tropical cyclones, extreme rainfalls, drought and increasing temperature, needed an innovative plan which the mayors office understood and quickly decreed the research for it.

2 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application City of Mashhad Mashhad, Iran's holiest city, is the capital of "Khorasan Razavi" province, located 850 kilometers North East of Tehran at 36.20º north latitude and 59.35º east longitude within 204 km2 area at elevation of 985m in the valley of the Kashaf River near Turkmenistan, between the two mountain ranges of Binalood and Hezar- masjid, close to the borders of Afghanistan and Turkmenistan.

3 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application City of Mashhad The holiness of Imam Reza (P.B.U.H) (the Shiites 8th great respected Imam) and his tomb made the city a sacred place for Muslims and a place to worship. This event brought the city of Mashhad into existence and gave rise to increasing demographic development of the city, making Mashhad the holy Shi'ite pilgrimage and second important city (population and economy) of Iran.

4 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application MASHHAD international activities Mashhad is the sister city of Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Kuala Lumpur and Kuching (Malaysia), Lahore (Pakistan) and Urumqi (China) and have a strong economic cooperation with these cities. Mashhad has joined Metropolis in 2005 and it was selected to be the regional office for the Metropolis Women International Network in 2006; and the second regional branch of Metropolis Training Institute in 2008. Mashhad was one of few cities in the Asia that have actively participated in the United Nation project of the Global Urban Observatory Network (GUONet). 10 countries have Consultant office in Mashhad. Finally, it can be claimed that it is the largest and most important city in the caucuses region (East of Iran, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan).

5 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application SAMEN Project The execution and implementation of the project entitled: SAMEN Project which is consisting of 30 detailed projects has been approved, assured and guaranteed by His Excellency, Khorasan Razavi Province Governor general through with the letter reference No. 21/89/145669 and dated 7th February 2011, which is an important fact as a sustainable development context. Its important to note that His Excellency Mashhad Mayor accepted, approved and agreed to all Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient through the letter reference No. 21/37357 and dated 17th June 2010.

6 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application SAMEN Project Mashhad metropolis, with its well-equipped international airport and a key focal location as an established base in the international network between the countries with Persian language as their mother tongue (i.e.: Afghanistan and Tajikistan) as a part of the eastern corridor and other neighboring countries such as Turkmenistan and Pakistan in relation with eastern corridor and also with CIS Countries which connects them through transit, can excellently function as a primary node of a network through which the experience and innovative plans and projects (SAMEN) based on disaster management can be introduced to the surrounding countries mentioned above. The name SAMEN meaning The eight refers to and is generated from the great respected name of His Excellency and Lord, Imam Reza (P.B.U.H) the Shiites 8th great respected Imam. Its important to notice that his Excellency and Lords holy and secret shrine is located in Mashhad metropolis.

7 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient No.Title Timeline Progress (percentage) StartEnd 1 Preparing an atlas for Natural Disasters in metropolitan areas and provinces 2009 To be continued 25% 2 Establishing HSE (Health-Safety-Environment) Assistant in metropolitan municipalities 2009 To be continued 50% 3 Preparing Earthquake Scenarios for Metropolitan areas 2008 To be continued 80% Put in place organization & coordination to clarify everyones roles & responsibilities 1 1

8 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Put in place organization & coordination to clarify everyones roles & responsibilities. 1 1

9 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Put in place organization & coordination to clarify everyones roles & responsibilities. 1 1

10 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient No.Title Timeline Progress (percentage) StartEnd 1 Establishing Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) 2007 To be continued 50% 2Community Based Disaster Risk Management2009 To be continued 50% Assign a budget & provide incentives for homeowners, low-income families, private sector to invest in risk reduction 2 2

11 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Assign a budget & provide incentives for homeowners, low-income families, private sector to invest in risk reduction 2 2

12 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Assign a budget & provide incentives for homeowners, low-income families, private sector to invest in risk reduction 2 2

13 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient No.Title Timeline Progress (percentage) StartEnd 1 Managing river plains floodwater by combining hydraulic model and GIS 2007 To be continued 30% 2 Establishment of a Data Bank for available equipment and facilities 2009 To be continued 65% Update data on hazards & vulnerabilities, prepare & share risk assessments 3 3

14 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Update data on hazards & vulnerabilities, prepare & share risk assessments 3 3

15 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient No.Title Timeline Progress (percentage) StartEnd 1Iranian Catastrophe Insurance Pool2009 To be continued 25% 2International Relief and Rescue Towns2009 To be continued 30% 3Disaster Management Communication Network2008 To be continued 50% 4 Establishing Disaster Management Commanding Chamber in Northeast of Iran 2009 To be continued 55% Invest in & maintain critical infrastructure, such as storm drainage 4 4

16 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Invest in & maintain critical infrastructure, such as storm drainage 4 4

17 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Invest in & maintain critical infrastructure, such as storm drainage 4 4

18 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient No.Title Timeline Progress (percentage) StartEnd 1 Changing Technical Outlook to Managerial Outlook in confronting with earthquake 2009 To be continued 45% 2 Improve General Structure of Constructions in Iran 2009 To be continued 75% 3 Producing Educational Animations regarding Disaster Management 2010 To be continued 75% Assess the safety of all schools & health facilities & upgrade these as necessary 5 5

19 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Assess the safety of all schools & health facilities & upgrade these as necessary 5 5

20 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Assess the safety of all schools & health facilities & upgrade these as necessary 5 5

21 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Enforce risk-compliant building regulations & land use planning principles, identify safe land for low-income citizens 6 6 No.Title Timeline Progress (percentage) StartEnd 1 Necessity of reviewing and unity in policies of government departments in city divisions 2009 To be continued 20% 2 Combining Comprehensive Urbanization Plan and Comprehensive Disaster Management Plan 2009 To be continued 40% 3 Applying for membership of Disaster Management Organizations of metropolitan municipalities in Quality Management Organization of Asia and Oceania 2008 To be continued 45% 4 Planning By-laws, Standards and Indices for Disaster Management 2008 To be continued 75%

22 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Enforce risk-compliant building regulations & land use planning principles, identify safe land for low-income citizens 6 6

23 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient No.Title Timeline Progress (percentage) StartEnd 1 Establishment of Disaster Management College and presenting Disaster Management Courses in Universities and other educational levels 2008 To be continued 25% 2 Training pilgrims and passengers (With the aim of becoming familiar with Disaster Management aspects) 2009 To be continued 50% 3 Placing Training Disaster Management Headlines in Metropolis Courses 2008 To be continued 80% Ensure education programs & training on disaster risk reduction are in place in schools and local communities 7 7

24 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Ensure education programs & training on disaster risk reduction are in place in schools and local communities 7 7

25 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Ensure education programs & training on disaster risk reduction are in place in schools and local communities 7 7

26 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient No.Title Timeline Progress (percentage) StartEnd 1Snow Management, White Crisis2007 To be continued 55% 2Confronting with Drought and Gradual Crisis2008 To be continued 60% 3 Management of Flood, Surface Waters and water problems in streets 2008 To be continued 75% Protect ecosystems & natural buffers to mitigate hazards, adapt to climate change 8 8

27 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Protect ecosystems & natural buffers to mitigate hazards, adapt to climate change 8 8

28 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient No.Title Timeline Progress (percentage) StartEnd 1Early warning Systems2009 To be continued 50% 2Disaster Management Software Tools2009 To be continued 60% Install early warning systems & emergency management capacities 9 9

29 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Install early warning systems & emergency management capacities 9 9

30 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient Install early warning systems & emergency management capacities 9 9

31 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient After any disaster, ensure that the needs of the affected population are at the centre of reconstruction 10 No.Title Timeline Progress (percentage) StartEnd 1 Establishment of Disaster Management Counselors Team in Metropolitan Municipalities 2009 To be continued 45% 2Resilience Models in Natural Events2009 To be continued 50% 3 Establishment of a joint Publication and an Internet Data Center for Disaster Management 2009 To be continued 60% 4 Complete Documentation of the Earthquake in Bam as an educational pattern all over the country 2007 To be continued 70%

32 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient After any disaster, ensure that the needs of the affected population are at the centre of reconstruction 10

33 Sasakawa International Award - 2011 SAMEN Project I.R.IRAN – Mashhad Municipality Application A Ten-point Checklist for Making Cities Resilient After any disaster, ensure that the needs of the affected population are at the centre of reconstruction 10

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