Integration of Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Management into Sustainable Development

Operational Plan 3.1 Develop and disseminate methodologies to achieve the Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Management. Actions Incorporate Disaster Risk reduction and Disaster Management initiatives as objectives of sustainable development in Participating Countries. Regional Implementation Target 1 Spearhead process of developing and reviewing monitoring and assessment tools particularly in line with Disaster Risk Reduction. Compile…

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Policy Legislation Including Impact Assessment and Valuation

Specify the most appropriate policy instrument(s) to be used in each country for Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Management Initiatives. Actions Develop and implement a National Disaster Management Policy and ensure that policy goals are explicit, comprehensive and accessible. Regional Implementation Target 1 National Disaster Management Policy or equivalent instrument initiated by all Participating Countries,…

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Disaster Mitigation Inventory Assessment

Operational Plan 1: Identify and Describe the potential disasters in the region especially at national (or, where appropriate, provincial) scales, in order to inform and underpin implementation of the Agreement. Actions Promote and encourage documentation of potential disasters, its effects and the population distribution. It will be prudent to identify each risk and its potential…

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COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS MEETING IN DJIBOUTI, DJIBOUTI- 2008

The meeting resolved that Participating States shall: Participating States that have not ratified the Agreement are encouraged to hasten the process of ratification. Further encouraged Ethiopia and Eritrea to sign the Agreement, followed by ratification. Participating States are encouraged to initiate programs and to make funding arrangements in their respective countries in support of the…

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COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS MEETING – KAMPALA ,UGANDA – 2007

The meeting resolved that Participating States shall: Expedite signing and ratification of the Memorandum of Agreement. Develop national inventories of disasters, their frequencies and workout possible typologies e.g. Geological, Climatic, Biological and Technological. Develop inventory of national capacities for disaster management. Establish and operationalize national warning and disaster response centers. Carry out training needs assessment…

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COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS MEETING – NAIROBI, KENYA 2005

The meeting held in Nairobi, Kenya in 2005, approved the Agreement establishing the Regional Disaster Management Center Of Excellence in Nairobi whose objectives are as follows: Serve as a mechanism to mobilize resources and improve disaster management capabilities in all Participating Countries. Facilitate, promote and strengthen cooperation at the regional and international levels to effectively…

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