Mozambique: Disaster Risk Management
Local and well trained: That's the way workers help many people in emergency. From July, 2010 - November, 2011 Welthungerhilfe offered training in Mozambique. Read more! (2011)
Brief description of the project
The disaster risk management (DRM) project in Chinde District in the upper delta valley of the Zambezi River is part of the 2nd Action Plan for South-East Africa and the South-West Indian Ocean Region of DIPECHO (DIPECHO II). The project components focus on capacity building for the local committees for disaster risk management (LCDRM) and the district technical council (DTC) training for teacher and students in disaster risk reduction (DRR), installation of an early warning system (EWS), preparation of community rescue and action plans, identification and rehabilitation of evacuation routes, mitigation works and prevention activities to support vulnerable communities. The project started on the 1 July 2010 and ended 17 months later in November 2011, after a two-month no cost extension. It was implemented in collaboration with Concern, a member of the NGO Alliance 2015. With a total budget of €446,746 the evaluated project is the second (second phase) and successor to a DRM project under DIPECHO I. The total number of beneficiaries as specified in the project application is 125,560.
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