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The Asian Disaster Reduction & Response Network. Manu Gupta Vice-Chairperson, ADRRN Co- Director, SEEDS India. CHALLENGES IN ASIA. Asia is the most disaster prone continent 90% of all natural disasters 50% of all major disasters Affects economies, lives, fabric of human society

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Manu gupta vice chairperson adrrn co director seeds india

The Asian Disaster Reduction & Response Network

Manu Gupta

Vice-Chairperson, ADRRN

Co- Director, SEEDS India


CHALLENGES IN ASIA

  • Asia is the most disaster prone continent

  • 90% of all natural disasters

  • 50% of all major disasters

  • Affects economies, lives, fabric of human society

  • Sheer scale and complexity of natural disasters in recent times

  • Many countries struggling to recover


ASIAN NGOs

  • Total number uncertain

  • Different definitions/classifications

  • Local vs International

  • Capacities vary

  • What is certain is the number is increasing and the roles are more evident



ADRRN

  • February 2002, Kobe, Japan

  • ADRC & UN-OCHA

  • More than 30 NGOs gathered from all over Asia

  • Asian NGOs wanting to take charge

  • Asian Disaster Reduction & Response Network (ADRRN) was formed


Current strength
Current Strength

28 member NGOs from 15 Asian Countries

  • Chairperson

    • Dr. Jemilah Mahmood (MERCY Malaysia)

  • Vice Chairperson

    • Manu Gupta (SEEDS India)

  • Committee Members

    • Milet Mendoza (Tabang Mindanao, Philippines)

    • Amod Dixit (NSET, Nepal)

    • Naeem Salimee (CoAR, Afghanistan)

    • Dr. Tan K. (SiF, Singapore)


ADRRN Meetings

Subsequent meetings in December 2003, June 2004, WCDR 2005, August 2005, and June 2006 at Bangkok





Governance

Training CHANGE AGENTS within communities

Building Safety

Water Conservation


November 2005 penang
November 2005 : Penang

ADRRN/GOLFRE Asia Regional Learning Workshop

Disaster Risk Reduction: Learning from Tsunami Experience

22 to 30 November 2005, University of Science Malaysia, Pulau Pinang


Workshop methodology
Workshop Methodology

  • Experience sharing through country case studies

  • Tools and Techniques

    • Collapsed Structure Search and Rescue

    • Medical First Response

    • Relief distribution

    • Psycho-social aid

    • Shelter: temporary and permanent

    • Participatory rapid assessment

    • Livelihood recovery and rehabilitation

    • Non-Structural Mitigation

  • Simulation Exercise (Group Work)

  • Field Exercise – Impact, Response, Mitigation & Preparedness


  • Community

    Learning

    Generate information

    Knowledge bank

    Synthesize

    Reflective Practice

    “developing with communities from and for them”




    Projects
    PROJECTS

    INDIA: SEEDS

    Micro credit program for immediate Livelihood recovery

    INDONESIA : MERCY MALAYSIA

    Development of Resource Center & Sustainable

    Knowledge Bank

    SRI LANKA : SARVODAYA

    Eco-village & Preparedness for long term Recovery


    May 2006 march 2007
    May 2006- March 2007

    Training and Capacity Enhancement of Local Governments in the Earthquake Affected Areas of Pakistan

    To be Implemented by

    • United Nations Inter-Agency secretariat of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR)

    • Contribution from the Government of European Union through the Voluntary Trust Fund for disaster reduction)

    • Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network (ADRRN) and Kyoto University Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies (KU GSGES)



    ADRRN’s MISSION directly in touch with the “Change Agents” – workers, community leaders, school teachers, masons, health workers…..

    “Promote coordination and collaboration among NGOs for effective and efficient disaster reduction and response in the Asia-Pacific region”


    OBJECTIVES directly in touch with the “Change Agents” – workers, community leaders, school teachers, masons, health workers…..

    • To develop an interactive network of NGOs committed to achieving excellence in the field of disaster reduction and response

    • To raise the relevant concerns of NGOs in the Asia-Pacific region to the larger community of NGOs globally, through various international forums and platforms

    • To promote best practices and standards in disaster reduction and response

    • To provide a mechanism for sharing reliable information and facilitating capacity building among network members and other stakeholders


    What has worked
    What has worked…. directly in touch with the “Change Agents” – workers, community leaders, school teachers, masons, health workers…..

    • Asian spirit

    • Strong & Committed Core Group

    • Volunteering time and efforts for the network

    • Implementing activities on the ground

    • Complementing each other’s roles

    • Regular communication, meetings, website etc

      Member NGOs see great value in their participation in network activities


    Challenges remain
    …….challenges remain directly in touch with the “Change Agents” – workers, community leaders, school teachers, masons, health workers…..

    • Recognition at national level

    • Sustained funding for secretariat

    • Legal Status : Registration etc.

    • Membership criterion

    • Guiding principles


    Every organization has its own unique identity
    Every organization has its own unique identity directly in touch with the “Change Agents” – workers, community leaders, school teachers, masons, health workers…..

    If we can encourage diversity….


    ….true unity can prevail! directly in touch with the “Change Agents” – workers, community leaders, school teachers, masons, health workers…..

    Thank you

    www.adrrn.net


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