Building Disaster Resilience Program in Pakistan- Phase 1
Target communities and households are prepared to (a) cope with climate related natural disasters and (b) adopt risk reduction measures, and Target communities & households are introduced to sustainable livelihoods and environmental management practices for resilience building. Establishment of Village Disaster Management CommitteesÂ for effective disaster risk management structures, they have to take up and advocate resilience building measures. Establishment of Village Emergency response teams to support and raise awareness among community on disaster risk reduction. Establishment of Union council Resilience Forum (UCRF) to assist and coordinate with District disaster Management Authority(DDMA) for enhancing capacity building program. Establishment of Union council Disaster Management Fund (UCDRF) for developing fund. Implementation of Livelihood activities relating to climate smart Agriculture, flood and drought tolerant crops. Conducting Sensitization and awareness raising seminars in schools through IEC material. Organizing sessions, setting stalls, putting banners, slide shows and distribution of material on during public event days. Installation/Construction of Early warning system (e.g. markers or gauges or flags or crowd sourcing through cell phones etc.) with proper visibility. Construction/Rehabilitation of small to medium and medium to large schemes at village and union council level DRR/ Livelihood infrastructure. Training of Masons on techniques of Building back safer/resilient shelter construction. Construction of disaster resilient latrines blocks in communal shelters. Installation/Construction of disaster resilient hand pumps. Formation and orientation of hygiene clubs in schools. Interactive/street theaters on hygiene promotion. Promotion of Home Based Poultry / Turkeys and ducks and Training. Improved community capacity in livestock management through Community Livestock Extension Workers (CLEW) workforce development. Community Based Nurseries for Quality Seedling and Plants Production. Vocational/skill Training.