About the webinar

NHN in collaboration with ICVA presents the webinar on enhancing the public understanding on COVID-19 and its implications in Age & Disability Perspective through a FAQ session.

About the Speaker

Mr. Anwar Sadat is specialized in inclusive humanitarian action and CBDRM/DRR with a masters degree in environmental sciences with global warming and climate change as major subjects from University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. He also holds a diploma in Disasters Risk Management from Preston University Islamabad. He started his career as community monitoring officer from Merlin International-UK in Pakistan. Then he joined HelpAge International in Pakistan as campaigns coordinator where he laid the foundation of Age Demands Action-ADA campaign which lead to first ever social protection policy for older people in Pakistan. While working there he served at different positions like DRR Officer, DRR Coordinator and Age and Disability Advisor.  Recently Anwar has served Humanity and Inclusion-HI in Yemen as technical Coordinator Inclusion where he has laid the foundation of Inclusion Task Force-ITF with membership from UN agencies, INGOs, NGOs and academia. He has supported humanitarian actors in Yemen to deliver disability, gender and age inclusive COVID-19 response. He also technically supported in country consortiums and humanitarian organizations in Yemen and Pakistan for including older people and People with disabilities in organizational policies and programs. He also served as focal person on behalf of HelpAge in different South Asia regional projects and learning exchange forums.

He has 14 years of International development and Humanitarian response experience in COVID-19, floods, earthquake, Droughts and post conflict in Pakistan and Yemen

Presentation of the session (click to download)

Step-by-step practical guidance on inclusive humanitarian field work

Video Recording

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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