About the webinar

Mrs. Uzma Shahid will discuss the new guidelines of Sphere for COVID-19 response oerations.

About the Speaker

Mrs. Uzma Shahid is a Disaster Risk Management (DRM) practitioner, capacity building expert, trainer, project management professional, manager of development, environmental, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction programs and development analyst. Her professional career spans over more than two decades (1998-2017). She has the credit of conception, designing, planning, execution, management, and supervision of over 30 projects and programs in the diverse fields of: Disaster Risk Management, Child Centered Disaster Risk Reduction, Child Protection, and livelihoods, Education particularly of girls, and Rural and Urban Development. She developed, coordinated and contributed to more than 100 knowledge products including: research reports, training manuals, IEC (Information, Education and Communication) materials and working models/frameworks in these fields. She has designed and delivered hundreds of trainings on participatory development approaches, child protection, child rights, child centered disaster risk reduction, livelihoods, cash for work, emergency response and many more. She has conducted Surge Trainings in Pakistan for Roster Member of Transforming Surge Capacity Project under DEPP funded by DFID and UK-aid. 

She has responded to various emergencies and disasters at international and national levels which includes Pakistan floods of 2010, 2011 and 2012 while at international level; as a child protection specialist responded to refugee crises of 2013 in Myanmar  and flood response of 2014 in Philippine.

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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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