Presentation on theme: "Background of RCC MDRD Program"— Presentation transcript:
1 RCC Program on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into Development An Overview
2 Background of RCC MDRD Program RCC Program on MDRD launched at WCDRRegistered as post WCDR Partnership5th Meeting: Issued Hanoi RCC 5 Statement on Mainstreaming DRR into development policy, planning and implementation in AsiaRCC MDRD ProgramPhase II –Title- Partnerships for Safe Development and Good GovernanceRCC MDRD ProgramPhase I –
3 RCC MDRD Phase II Program Framework Goal ( )Promote Safe development and good governance in RCC member countries with increased community resilience to natural disasters; thus contribute to realizing the Millennium Development Goals by 2015 and advancing priorities of the HFAProgram Strategy ( )Increased utilization of tools and guidelinesImplementation of prioritized interventions;Fully harnessed support of the national leaders, decision makers, corporate sector,technical experts, scientists, media and all development partnersProactive documentation of experience,Consolidating technical expertise,Program Components ( )Component 1Mainstreaming DRR into National Planning ProcessesDev PlanPRSPNational DR PlanCBDRRENVLocalGovernanceComponent 2Priority Implementation Partnerships on Mainstreaming DRR into Sectoral DevelopmentSafer EducationSafer HealthSafer RoadsSafer ShelterSecure LivelihoodSafer W/SComponent 3Advocacy for Building Awareness and Political support for Mainstreaming of DRR into DevelopmentComponent 4Knowledge Management platform for MDRD; Showcasing good practice and lessons learnedComponent 5Capacity Development for Mainstreaming of DRR
4 Component 1 Mainstreaming DRR into National Development Process Ongoing PIP in Nepal on Mainstreaming DRR in Periodic Planning ProcessImplemented by Ministry of Home Affairs in partnership with National Planning Commission, Ministry of Physical Planning and Works and Ministry of Local DevelopmentIntegration of Mainstreaming DRR into the Periodic Planning Guideline of national, district and village levelMainstreaming DRR into National Development ProcessSub themesNational Development PlanPoverty Reduction Strategy PaperCountry Programming of bilateral and multilateral development partnersEnvironmental Impact AssessmentHow to initiate mainstreaming?Undertaking Priority Implementation Partnerships (PIP) in RCC member countriesDeveloping RCC Guidelines on the said theme
5 Component 2 Safer Roads in Philippines Safer Housing in Sri Lanka PIP in RCC Member countriesSafer Roads in PhilippinesSafer Housing in Sri LankaSafer Education in CambodiaSafer Education in Lao PDRSafer Education in PhilippinesSafer Health facilities in BangladeshMainstreaming DRR into Sectoral Development ProcessPriority SectorsAgricultureEducationHealthHousingInfrastructureHow to initiate mainstreaming?Undertaking Priority Implementation Partnerships (PIP) in RCC member countriesDeveloping RCC Guidelines on the said theme
6 Ongoing PIP in Bangladesh on Mainstreaming DRR in Health facilities Implemented by Disaster Management Bureau in partnership with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Public Works DepartmentScope of PIPDocumentation of existing procedure for development of health facilitiesIdentify existing guidelines/designs typology used by CMMU and PWD for the construction of health facilities and analyze the current scope of hazard resistant features in them.List of pipeline program on construction of health facilities specifically in hazard prone areas.Identification of specific process steps to integrate DRR aspects in construction of new health facilitiesApproach of PIPsStrengthen Partnership between RCC members and the respective Sectoral MinistriesPIP selected by the RCC member countries hence matches with the development priorities of the countriesAimed at linking the outcomes with ongoing development projects in the concerned sector
7 Purpose of RCC Guidelines Provide Guidance to RCC members and respective National/Sector Ministries on how to initiate mainstreaming of DRR;It IS a PROCESS DOCUMENT;It IS NOT a TECHNICAL DOCUMENT; but complements the existing technical guidelinesProvide examples of good practices from countries of the regionIncludes experiences from Implementing PIPs on the same theme in RCC member countriesRCC GuidelinesIntegrating risk assessment in planning and construction of RoadsIntegrating DRR in school curriculumIntegrating hazard risk information in Land Use Planning (under development)Integrating hazard resilient concerns in construction of houses in hazard prone areas (under development)
8 RCC Guideline 3.1; Mainstreaming DRR into Road Sector Structure of the Guideline1.Rationale2.Good practices from RCC member countries MRC-Delft Clusters-WWF: Roads and Floods ProjectQuang Ngai Natural Disaster Mitigation Project, VietnamMainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into Roads (India)3.Key Approaches1: Start at the Right Time2: Build On the Environmental Impact Assessment Process3: Adhere to National Building Codes4: Partner with NDMOs5: Prepare Hazard Maps4. Suggested steps for undertaking PIPs5. Existing Guidelines and Toolkits6. Monitoring for Effective ImplementationLearning from PIP Roads Implemented by National Disaster Coordinating Council and Department of Public Works and Highways in Philippines fed into the Guideline which included
9 Component 3 Advocacy for building awareness and political support Planned ActivitiesDevelopment and dissemination of Advocacy Kits for Ministers and Parliamentarians of RCC member countries on “Why DRR Mainstreaming is needed?”Facilitate national high table discussion on DRRConduct National Workshops on DRR for senior officials of all key ministers
10 Component 4 Knowledge Management Platform for mainstreaming of DRR RCC MDRD Website under development (www.rccdm.net)Country experiences on Mainstreaming DRR under MDRD Program as well as under programs to be features on the websiteTools and Guidelines on Mainstreaming DRR to be featuredTo be maintained in close partnership with information focal points nominated by RCC members
11 Component 5 Capacity Building for mainstreaming DRR Objectives Increased awareness among participants on the need to mainstream DRR into national and sectoral policies, plans and programsEnhanced capacity of participants on how to mainstream DRR concerns into the plans and programmes of their ministries/agenciesIncreased understanding and enhanced operational skills among participants on establishing/strengthening inter-sectoral/inter-ministry partnerships for mainstreaming DRR into their development work including private sectorImproved capacity among participants to undertake advocacy, promote awareness, and conduct training for officials of their countries on Mainstreaming DRR into Development on a need basisComponent 5Capacity Building for mainstreaming DRRCourse Title: Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into National and Sectoral Development ProcessDuration: 10 daysTarget Participants: Government Officials from RCC member countries National and Sub National Ministries/Departments, Local Government, National Technical Agencies, National Disaster Management OfficesDeveloped in close consultation with technical experts from RCC member countriesIt is intended to deliver the course at National levels in partnership with National Training Institutes
12 Component 5 Course Structure Introductory Module Mainstreaming DRR into Development; Need and Framework for mainstreamingModule 1Introduction to DRR; Measures and ApproachesModule 2Mainstreaming DRR into Development Planning; National to LocalModule 3Mainstreaming DRR into Sectoral development processes; Priority Sectors namely Agriculture,Education, Health, Housing and InfrastructureModule 4Implementation of Mainstreaming DRR; The programmatic approachModule 5Financing options for DRRModule 6Evaluation of Mainstreaming DRR
13 Advantage of RCC MDRD Program Developed and implemented by the countries in partnerships between the RCC members and sectoral agency.Activities for implementation are chosen and implemented by the RCC members and matches with the development priorities of the country.PIP shows the path to initiate mainstreaming in the country and which could later be up scaled by the existing national DRR program or through sector development programs.Experiences of each implementation is reported back to the RCC and thus provides a learning lesson for the other RCC members.Developing and adapting existing national tools and guidelines on mainstreaming DRR at a regional level and sharing with the other governments of the region.Being an initiative of the Governments, complements the ongoing efforts of other development partner agencies.
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