About the webinar

NHN in partnership with Pakistan Resilience Partnership presented the webinar on Linking Development with Recovery Initiatives which is more formally known as Linking Relief, Rehablitation and Development (LRRD). The webinar was conducted on 14 April 2022. The main objective of the webinar was to appraise the participants on LRRD model, its importance, a brief history and methods and means to implement this model in the current humanitarian programes.

About the Speaker

Mrs. Uzma Shahid is a Disaster Risk Management (DRM) practitioner, capacity building expert and a renowned trainer. She has sound expertise in conceptualizing, planning and execution of developmental, environmental, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction programs. Her professional career spans over more than two decades . She has on credit the 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, livelihoods, Education particularly of girls, and Rural and Urban Development. She has developed, coordinated and contributed to more than 100 knowledge products including: research reports, training manuals, IEC material 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. Mrs.  Uzma Shahid has remained part of various emergencies and disasters response teams at international and national levels.

Presentation of the session (click to download)

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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