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Disaster Risk Reduction. A Tearfund Perspective. Who are Tearfund?. Christian Relief & Development agency. UK-based, formed in 1968 83 countries, 358 partners 8 operational programmes 2005-06 budget: £58m. E.86.5m Funded by churches, individuals, institutional donors, DEC, trusts.

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disaster risk reduction

Disaster Risk Reduction

A Tearfund Perspective

ISDR Workshop Geneva

who are tearfund
Who are Tearfund?
  • Christian Relief & Development agency.
  • UK-based, formed in 1968
  • 83 countries, 358 partners
  • 8 operational programmes
  • 2005-06 budget: £58m. E.86.5m
  • Funded by churches, individuals, institutional donors, DEC, trusts
tf sectoral priorities
TF Sectoral Priorities
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Health, Water & Sanitation
  • Basic Education & Literacy
  • Disaster Management
  • Children at Risk
approaches to drr
Approaches to DRR
  • Linking policy with practice at community level
  • DRR into development - tackling causes of vulnerability
  • DRR into relief - using the opportunity created by disaster
  • Integration with climate change adaptation
  • Outworking of Hyogo Framework
hyogo framework for action
Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Priority for DRR at all levels
  • Assess & monitor risks; better EWS
  • Education and Awareness
  • Reduce underlying risk factors
  • Strengthen disaster preparedness
hfa 1 priority within tearfund
HFA 1: Priority within Tearfund
  • A focus since 2001- corporate priority area
  • Conceptual framework - “Pressure-Release (Crunch) Model”
  • Essential component of new Country Strategies
  • Key area 5 of recent Strategic Review
  • DM input to 25 priority countries
hfa 1 priority for policy work
HFA 1: Priority for Policy Work
  • Research on donor policy & practice
  • Advocacy with DFID & other major donors to prioritise DRR
  • Mainstreaming DRR tool produced and disseminated (6 areas of agency work, 4 levels of attainment)
  • Policy component of DFID-funded project, covering 7 countries
hfa 2 assess monitor risks
HFA 2: Assess & monitor risks
  • HVCA Tool to assess disaster risk at community level.
  • Emphasis on “last mile” - ie effective warning systems for at risk communities (eg India, Bangladesh, Sahel
  • Combination of technology & local warning signs/signals.
hfa 3 knowledge awareness
HFA 3: Knowledge & Awareness
  • Participation in ISDR Calendar - “DRR begins in School”
  • Use of community radio to enhance local preparedness (eg Afghanistan)
  • Public education campaigns (eg Bangladesh, Kashmir)
hfa 4 underlying risk factors
HFA 4: Underlying risk factors
  • Earthquake resistant building design (eg. Kashmir, Indonesia)
  • Improving food security (eg Ethiopia, Malawi, Bangladesh)
  • Alternative livelihoods plus savings/credit schemes (eg Bangladesh, India)
  • Water conservation schemes (eg India, Malawi, Zimbabwe)
hfa 5 increased preparedness
HFA 5: Increased Preparedness
  • Community-level DM Committees and contingency plans (eg India, Kashmir, Bangladesh)
  • Linkages of community plans with Govt. measures (eg India)
  • Selection & training of local volunteers
  • Mobilising resources of local church networks - volunteers, buildings, education
drr in conflict zones
DRR in Conflict Zones
  • Thorough analyses of conflict using appropriate tools
  • Minimising negative impacts of activities (eg water for both sides in Darfur)
  • Maximising positive impact of activities to promote peace (eg health clubs in Darfur)
  • Advocacy for root causes to be addressed
networking in drr
Networking in DRR
  • Participation in BOND network - OC
  • Regular meetings with other recipients of DFID DRR funding - UK & o’seas partner groups
  • Joint development of community-level DRR impact indicators (against HFA)
  • Participation in international fora for DRR and Climate Change
the end
The end!
  • Any questions?