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Regional Review for Progress in Implementing HFA and Advancing Disaster Risk Reduction Arab Region - 2009.

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2 Regional Review for Progress in Implementing HFA and Advancing Disaster Risk Reduction Arab Region

3 HFA requested sub/regional bodies to: Coordinate and facilitate national inputs in their respective region to ensure sufficient quality and representation of national and regional realities; Done by League of Arab States in 2008 Provide an analysis of key trends, progress and challenges in implementing risk reduction and recovery activities with specific attention to trans-boundary efforts. Done jointly by League of Arab States and UNISDR Regional Office

4 National Reviews / Reports: –Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Somalia, Syria, Yemen One in-depth country review case study Egypt. Regional analysis and review of progress supported by a resolution from the Council of Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment Reporting on regional progress:

5 Country Priority 1Priority 2Priority 3Priority 4Priority 5 CI 1CI 2CI 3CI 4CI 1CI 2CI 3 CI 4 CI 1 CI 2 CI 3CI 4CI 1 CI 2 CI 3CI 4CI 5CI 6CI 1CI 2 CI 3 CI 4CI 4 Algeria Bahrain Comoros Egypt Jordan Syria Yemen Average Regional NA NA N A N A NA NA NA NA

6 Weak and incomplete Institutional Frameworks Inadequate capacity to implement DRR Weak knowledge and info base for DRR Weak vertical (regional-national) and horizontal (national-local) coordination Difficulty in reorienting to DR management Scarcity/limitation of adequate financing for DRR Ensuring the sustainability of the set national agenda and policy to adopt the DRR Gaps Identified:

7 Regional review will be presented in a regional workshop in Jeddah May convened by League of Arab States, Chair of CAMRE Executive Office, UNISDR and IsDB Political commitment to be asserted through regional policies on sustainable development Focus on (1) knowledge management including enhancement of data on risk, hazards and vulnerabilities (2) capacity development for national authorities working on DRR to expedite implementation of HFA Next Steps:

8 Thank you


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