Increase Locally Lead Actions to Prepare for, Respond to, Recover from Disasters in selected High Risk Countries of Asia

Start Date: 15 August 2020 End Date: 14 August 2022

The overall scope of the project is to further develop on the success and progress made during the phase 1, while extending its outreach to sub-national and district level to have a greater impact on supporting the locally led disaster preparedness, response and recovery actions. The APP phase 2 focuses on strengthening local organizations, supporting organizational development and facilitating system transformation, aiming to accelerate the “localization of humanitarian response and preparedness”. The specific focus would be laid on capacity development on humanitarian response, improve coordination & learning and knowledge management. It will be ensured that overall scope of the project remains within the parameters of the program perceived at Regional level.   

The intended Primary Outcomes of the APP phase 2 are: -

  • Increased locally-led actions to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters in selected high risk countries of Asia.
  • Institutionalized efficient and cost-effective innovative approaches for locally-led Disaster Risk Management (DRM) actions.
  • Strengthened enabling environment for humanitarian system transformation through regional cooperation and global outreach. 

In order to achieve the above mentioned Primary Outcomes and the Intermediate Outcomes envisaged in the theory of change (TOC), number of activities has been conceived, which directly or indirectly contribute in achieving the Intermediate and Primary Outcomes and ultimately the overall goal of the program.

Project Reports / Knowledge Products

Humanitarian Resilience Journal Issue 10: Rights Based and Inclusive Approaches in Preparedness and Response

Published: March 2023

Webinar Report - Humanitarian Reporting on 5Ws (Pakistan Floods 2022)

Published:September 2022

Local Best Practices on Preparedness and Response

Published: September 2022

Humanitarian Resilience Journal Issue 9 :Real Life Heroes

Published: August 2022

Webinar Report - Response Planning at Local Level

Published: April 2022

Humanitarian Resilience Journal Issue 8 : Localization through Innovative Approaches

Published: April 2022

Webinar Report - Linking Relief, Rehabilitation and Development (LRRD)

Published: April 2022

Activity Report :Training of Trainers on Humanitarian Standards for Effective Response

Published: April 2022

Activity Report : Facilitation Session for Monsoon Contingency Planning District Mirpur, Azad Jammu and Kashmir

Published: Feburary 2022

Activity Report : Facilitation Session for Monsoon Contingency Planning District Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Published:January 2022

Webinar Report : Cash Transfer Mechanism Transforming Humanitarian Assistance

Published: January 2022

Activity Report - Training of Trainers on Community Based Disaster Risk Management

Published: November 2021

Webinar Report: Humanity, Neutrality, Impartiality and Independence: Are these Humanitarian Principals Being Applied in today’s Response

Published: October 2021

Business Continuity Plan for Kazmi Marbles and Granite Industry

Published: September 2021

PRP Partner’s Criteria for Participation in Cluster & Coordination Mechanism

Published: September 2021

Policy Paper National Resilience Fund

Published: September 2021

Activity Report - Capacity Building Training of Government entities and LNGOs/CSOs on Knowledge Management and Compilation of Lessons Learnt and Best Practices

Published: September 2021

Humanitarian Resilience Journal Issue 7 : Risk Management in Local Humanitarian Actions

Published: September 2021

Activity Report - Capacity Development of Emergency Response teams (ERTs) on Humanitarian Standards for Effective Emergency Response

Published: September 2021

Song for Children awareness on Drought

Published: August 2021

Song for Children awareness on Earthquake

Published: August 2021

Song for Children awareness on Floods

Published: August 2021

Research Work by Students from Department of Development Studies, COMSATS University 2021

Published: August 2021

Webinar Report: Accountability to the affected population

Published:August 2021

Humanitarian Resilience Journal Issue # 6: Leave No One Behind - Agenda for Humanity

Published:May 2021

Webinar Report: Information Gathering & Dissemination Process in Emergency Response

Published:April 2021

Guidelines for Corporate Social Responsibility to Complement the Annual Development Planning

Published:April 2021

Advocacy Event - Provincial Education Department to Integrate DRM into the Curricula

Published: December 2020

Webinar Report: Resource Mobilization for Emergency Response

Published: January 2020

Emergency Preparedness and Response Guide Book for Media

Published: December 2020

Webinar Report: Mainstreaming Gender and Rights Based Approach in Emergency Response

Published: December 2020

Awareness and Outreach Material for Emergency Preparedness and Response

Published: August 2020

National Humanitarian Network Pakistan

A volunteer network, founded in 2010 in result of interactive dialogue in National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) “to act as an independent and vibrant voice to engage with stakeholders throughout Pakistan for promotion of humanitarian values by influencing policies and building capacities to ensure right based humanitarian response”. 172 humanitarian organizations are members of NHN from across Pakistan and it is open for all national and local organizations engaged in humanitarian assistance or disaster management advocacy.  NHN focus on “Effective and Accountable Humanitarian Governance” – mainly in Response and Disaster Preparedness through four major areas i.e. “Coordination/networking, Advocacy, Capacity Building and Information Management”.

NHN is a key network in Pakistan which is well connected with various stakeholders and demonstrated its effectiveness to do proper advocacy and lobbying for access, space and principled response. NHN supports stakeholders in collecting and timely sharing of critical information for preparedness and response as its members are spread across Pakistan and even in hard to reach areas.

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