Participants representing more than 23 NGOs from over 5 provinces came together to share and improve their skills in emergency assessment.
Members evaluating the effectiveness of past activities at the 3rd PPC-NMG quarterly meeting.
The Preparedness Partnership of Cambodia (PPC) established under APP, works towards improving preparedness for response and recovery from disasters in Cambodia and comprises of member organizations from the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), Federation of Associations for SMEs in Cambodia (FASMEC) and the local humanitarian network – Cambodia Humanitarian Forum (CHF).
Opening ceremony chaired by H.E Nkek Bunrith, Deputy Secretary General - NCDM
The Preparedness Partnership of Cambodia (PPC) established under APP, is working towards improving preparedness for response and recovery from disasters in Cambodia comprising representation from the government, the private sector and the local humanitarian network- Cambodia Humanitarian Forum. In accordance with its roadmap and action plan, PPC organized a 5-day training course on Emergency Assessment in Pursat province from 22-26 October, 2018.
The Preparedness Partnership of Cambodia (PPC), established as a national platform under the Asian Preparedness Partnership is working towards strengthening capacities of Governments, Local Humanitarian Organizations and the Private Sector on preparedness for response in Asia. This ‘network of networks’ formalized by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) with support from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), is implemented by the PPC National Management Group in Cambodia.
A one-day Business Resilience forum was jointly organized by the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), the Federation of Associations for SMEs of Cambodia (FASMEC) and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) through its iPrepare Business facility. Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the forum has been conceptualized as part of the multi-stakeholder partnership of Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) through its country platform, the Preparedness Partnership of Cambodia (PPC) on 22 June 2018 in Phnom Penh.
One of the foremost activities implemented under the program was to undertake Baseline Assessment studies to map out the current status of the humanitarian ecosystem for managing disasters at the institutional, organizational and operational levels. The assessment studies have been carried out in all program countries to assess capacities, systems, and inter-agency coordination mechanisms of key stakeholders- Governments, International NGOs, local humanitarian organisations, academic institutions and civil society organizations working in disaster preparedness and emergency response.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) is implementing the program “Strengthening Capacity of Government, Local Humanitarian Organizations and the Private Sector on Preparedness for Response in Asia” in six countries, Cambodia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka, in order to improve the preparedness and humanitarian response to disasters, strengthening the interface and partnership between Government and Local humanitarian organizations and enhancing capacities through partnerships, knowledge resourc
Cambodian Humanitarian Forum (CHF) funded by USAID/OFDA, commenced in May 2012. The successes of this endeavor lead to launching of the program “Strengthening capacity of Government and Local Humanitarian Organizations on preparedness for response in Asia."One of the six selected countries for this program is Cambodia. This program is being coordinated by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) with support from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and association with in country partners PADEK and NCDM.
The development of a Guidance Note on Humanitarian Assistance for the local Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Cambodia is one of the outputs of the project “Strengthening Emergency Response Capacity of Humanitarian NGOs in Cambodia”, funded by USAID/OFDA, which was implemented from May 2012 until April 2014. This project was coordinated by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) with in-country partners Partnership for Development in Kampuchea (PADEK), the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) and the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP).