2/14/20181Towards a Safer EnvironmentPlan 6125Ishrat Islam PhDDepartment of URP, BUETRisk Reduction ObjectivesSeven risk reduction objectives (CARDIAC)1. C. = Communicate understanding of vulnerability2.A= Analyze vulnerability3. R= Focus on reverse of PAR model4.D= emphasize sustainable development5.I= Improve livelihood6. A= Add recovery7.C= extend to cultureRisk Reduction Objectives: 1Understanding and communicate the nature of hazards, vulnerabilities and capacities.Firstly, acquisition of knowledge concerning the nature of hazards, vulnerability and capacities.Secondly, to build capacities that allow patterns in daily life to change in ways that increase personal and social protection.Public awareness followed by informed action is the foundation of resilient household and societies.Risk Reduction Objectives: 1Short term hardship is required for long term safety.Organizations at various levels are required for risk communication.Governance at national level that encourages action by civil society.Public awareness strategies that focus on institutions than individuals.Risk communication in the form of dialogue not monologue.Local knowledge and trust are two important factors.
2/14/20182Conduct risk assessment by analyzing hazards, vulnerabilities and capacities.•Integrated hazard and capacity/vulnerability analysis (CVA) rarely happens.•Risk assessment is synonymous with “ hazard mapping” Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies now practice Vulnerability and capacity analysis (VCA).Risk Reduction Objectives: 2•Citizens’ Disaster Response Network in Philippines uses a Hazard, Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Matrix to structure discussion at local level.Risk Reduction Objectives: 2Risk Reduction Objectives: 2Hazard Assessment1. Hazard type2. Warning signs3. Forewarning4 Speed on onset5. Frequency6. When7. DurationVulnerability Assessment8. Extent9. Elements at risk and why elements at risk10. People at risk11. Locations of people at riskCapacity Assessment12. Recourse left and capacity for disaster responseRisk Reduction Objectives: 2Dominant ApproachCitizen based and development-oriented disaster response1.Unforeseen, disrupt normal life and need outside assistant.