SIDE EVENT: Funding for the localization of humanitarian action and DRR
This session is linked to two main priorities of the Sendai Framework which can contribute to its implementation:
Priority 2: Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk
Presenting the collaboration to develop innovation fund mechanisms from the experience of CRGR-civil society network in risk management of Central America- and the NEAR network at a global level.
Priority 4: Enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response and to “Building Back Better” in recovery, rehabilitation, and reconstruction. Presenting Response Capacity Index, the tool and methodology developed by the IHCIT for municipalities to assess their disaster response capacity, will be an example of the use of data and knowledge management for improved capacities and decision-making.
The session also contributions to advance the SDGs:
SDG #11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
The session will present innovative practices and experiences that advance the power and leadership of multi-sector local actors in disaster risk reduction.