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  1. ECHO • Directorate General • of the • European Commission • for • Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection

  2. Regional Support Office Bangkok • Amelie Yan Gouiffes, Coordinator Disaster Risk Reduction and focal point for the Pacific. • (before: Maria Olsen) • Desk Officer Pacific Head Office: Hermann Spitz

  3. Surveillance DG ECHO’s Rapid Response capacity How does it work?... Monitoring Disaster Decision on release of funds to assist victims of the disaster Mission to the disaster site Recommendations for ECHO Brussels

  4. ECHO-partners • 191 NGOs with Head Office in the European Union that signed a Frame Work Partnership Agreement with ECHO • 12 UN-agencies • Red Cross

  5. Number of Disaster attended by RSO Bangkok per year

  6. ECHO RSO Bangkok Deployment 2011

  7. Instruments 1. Small scale 2. (Primary) Emergency Decision 3. DREF (Red Cross only) 4. Epidemics 5. Civil Protection mechanism (Government to Government or requested by Int. Organisation) 6. DIPECHO (Disaster Risk Reduction)

  8. DIPECHO (Disaster Risk Reduction) 1. Publication Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) expected within 1 month 2. Deadline submission likely ca. end December 3. Indicative amount to be allocated EUR 2.8 mln 4. Eligibility date and Starting date 01-01-2013 5. Duration up to 18 months 6. Focus on Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea 7. Vulnerable communities and institutions involved in DRR 8. All DG ECHO partners are welcome to submit a proposal in the “E-single form”