Successful cooperation

The report presents the successful cooperation between UN Development Program, ACBA Credit Agricole Bank and DRR National Platform Fund. The cooperation was studied by the government and it was one of the bases to decide subsidize farmers to get anti-hail nets.

“911 emergency” newspaper publications

Below is the publications of “911 emergency” newspaper related to the “Strengthening Community Based Resilience and Environmental Emergency Preparedness Capacities in Armenia” project, implemented by UNDP and funded by the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Programme (DG ECHO).

1. LLRM Application Guideline page 3
2. International Conference page 1 and 3
3. DRR international Conference in Yerevan Page 4
4. GIS training Page 4
5. MISP training page 5
6. Environmental emergencies assessment and modeling Page 2
7. Resilient communities Page 5
8. Early Warning Systems Page 3
9. FEAT training for Kapan’s resilience team
10. Unified alarm system Page 3
11. FEAT will be tested Page 4

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Working Plan of “Development of Monitoring and Assessment indicators of Sendai Framework for DRR Implementation” Theme Group being Developed

On 14 November 2017 a workshop took place within the framework of the DRR National Platform, aimed at developing the working plan of the “Development of Monitoring and Assessment Indicators of Sendai Framework (SFA) for DRR Implementation” Theme Group and defining the members of the Group.

Mr. Ara Barseghyan, Acting Director of the DRR NP Foundation, made welcome speech, presenting the meeting aim as well as introducing the “Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction National Platform Capacities in Armenia” project, implemented jointly by DRR NP Foundation and UN Development Programme (UNDP) and funded by the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO).

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“Crisis Communication and Disaster Risk Management Public Awareness National Network” project was presented and discussed

On 8 November, 2017: Meeting-discussion was held in the frame of DRR National Platform, the objective of which was to present “Crisis Communication and Disaster Risk Management Public Awareness National Network” project developed by Information and Public Relations Department of RA Ministry of Emergency Situation (MES) and supported by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), discuss it and get feedbacks/recommendations for making the project implementation process more effective.

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Training on “The Minimum Initial Services Package (MISP) in Emergency Situations” in Armavir Marz

November 2017 “The Minimum Initial Services Package (MISP) in Emergency Situations” training was implemented for the health workers of Armavir Marz (region) on November 4 and for the rescuers on November 8.

The aim of the training was to transmit the rescuers and health workers appropriate skills and knowledge that will enable them to organize as well as provide emergency reproduction services to pregnant women and those giving birth to a baby in emergency situations which, in its turn, will decrease and prevent mortality and morbidity rates.

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The Installation of Anti-hail Nets as One of DRR National Platform’s Activity Spheres

The Installation of Anti-hail Nets as One of DRR National Platform’s Activity Spheres. Since 2012, the Foundation has partnered with a number of Ministries (Ministry of Emergency Situations, Ministry of Agriculture), international and local organizations (UNDP, World Vision, CARD Foundation, etc.), to promote the development of anti-hail nets usage culture in Armenia.

The first steps in this field were taken by the United Nations Development Program with the support of World Vision, RA Ministry of Emergency Situations and ARNAP Foundation. The process was a pilot aimed at finding out the effectiveness and resistance of the nets in Armenia’s climate conditions.

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The Application Guidelines On Local Level Risk Management Approved

In order to implement points 4.2.1 and 6.2.3 of the Action plan of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Nation Strategy, approved by the 2nd sub point of the 1st point of RA Government N 14 protocol solution of 06 April 2017, the “Local Level Risk Management” (LLRM) application guidelines were ratified by decision N 1106 of the RA Minister of Emergency Situations.

The RA Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) was the initiative of developing LLRM methodology application guidelines. The development process was supported by UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), “DRR National Platform” (DRR NP) Foundation and UN Development Programme (UNDP) and funded by the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Programme (DG ECHO)

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