Presentation on theme: "Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction in to the CCA and UNDAF An Introduction Unite and deliver effective support for countries."— Presentation transcript:
Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction in to the CCA and UNDAF An Introduction Unite and deliver effective support for countries
International commitments made to Disaster Risk Reduction UN Millennium Declaration General Assembly (since 2004) Johannesburg Programme of Implementation Bali Action Plan Hyogo Framework for Action
Countries are feeling the impact of climate change There is an increased attention on how climate risks are being managed.
DRR to be integrated… …through: Resident Coordinator system United Nations Country Teams …into: Common Country Assessments United Nations Development Assistance Framework Poverty Reduction Strategies The Hyogo Framework for Action
2007 Recommendations on DRR by the Policy Committee of the UNSG 1.Emphasized importance of raising greater political attention/advocacy on the benefits of DRR and the consequences of not investing. 2.To commit the UN to enhance links between DRR and climate change adaptation agendas. 3.To promote the better mainstreaming of DRR and the HFA into the UN system’s policies and practices.
Why integrating DRR into CCA/UNDAF? an important stepping stone towards integrating DRR into national level development. an important sign of the UNCTs’ political commitment for risk reduction. an opportunity to increase likely success of country programmes in risk prone countries. Integrating DRR in CCA /UNDAF process is…
Supports UNCTs rolling out CCA/ UNDAFs in disaster- prone countries Provides guidance on integrating DRR into strategic planning, development analysis and programming Is also useful for working on other climate change related topics. Purpose of the DRR Guidance Note Available online at www.undg.org/drrwww.undg.org/drr
The DRR Guidance Note aids UNCTs to… Analyze disaster risk Review how disaster risk interacts with development Examine national capacities and risk reduction options Identify priorities for DRR intervention Include DRR as integral part of UNDAF M&E
Structure of the Guidance Note Introduction: The relationship between disaster and development and key commitments to DRR Part 1: DRR and the CCA/UNDAF key principals for engagement Part 2: DRR in the country-level analysis Part 3: DRR in the preparation of the UNDAF and key considerations Part 4: M&E of DRR efforts
Disaster Risk Reduction is integrated into the work of UNCTs in different ways Integrating DRR into the full process of UNDAF development—analysis, strategic planning/outcome formulation (Indonesia) Joint UNCT reviews of the UNDAF (Cape Verde) Making DRR a major theme of an UNDAF review or evaluation (Turkey) Joint UN Programming for DRR (Pakistan & Mozambique) For more examples see: www.undg.org/drrwww.undg.org/drr
Thank You unite and deliver effective support for countries Unite and Deliver