An Emerging Consortium for Disaster Risk Reduction and Response Shakeb Nabi Manager:...
NARRI Consortium: How It Evolved6 INGOs came together to form National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Response Initiativ...
NARRI and Current ProgrammeNARRI has been implementing DIPECHO VI programme in 10 most disaster prone districts of Bangla...
Key ProcessesDoing a SWOT analysis of potential partners. The expertise that they bring, their modus operandi, willing to...
Creating a brand identity
Strength of the ConsortiumGreater Negotiation Power:  Institutionalization of the relationship with key stakeholders: ...
Strength of the ConsortiumDonors’ Reliability:  DFID and ECHO assisted 2 projects for emergency response and early r...
Major achievementsGovernment order, NARRI complimenting and supplementing Government programsInvolved in some of the key...
Major Achievements contd….Resource Mobilization from various key stakeholders (government, community): 1 million euroNAR...
Vision for futureEstablishing NARRI as a credible brand name on DRR and Response globallyLaying down the operational gui...
www.narri-bd.orgFacebook: NARRI Bangladesh
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NARRI-Achievements and Challenges

NARRI is a consortium of 8 INGOs working on Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh. The presentation talks about the achievements, challenges and way forward for NARRI
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - NARRI-Achievements and Challenges

  • 1. An Emerging Consortium for Disaster Risk Reduction and Response Shakeb Nabi Manager: NARRI Consortium
  • 2. NARRI Consortium: How It Evolved6 INGOs came together to form National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Response Initiatives (NARRI) Consortium in September 2010.5 years Vision: ‘Disaster Resilience Bangladesh’Mission: ‘Work together in an inclusive and sustainable manner to become a recognized consortium in contributing toward disaster resilient communities in Bangladesh’First initiative: Applying the South Asia DIPECHO VI Cycle.NARRI also implementing two other programmes –FRESH and Waterlogging response
  • 3. NARRI and Current ProgrammeNARRI has been implementing DIPECHO VI programme in 10 most disaster prone districts of BangladeshCyclone, Flood and Earthquake are the focused hazards for DIPECHO VI Programme FRESH programme is to support shelters and WASH for the AILA affected peopleWaterlogging programme is to support waterlogging affected people for their food security
  • 4. Key ProcessesDoing a SWOT analysis of potential partners. The expertise that they bring, their modus operandi, willing to be a part of the consortium, ability to work in a consortiumInstitutionalization process: Signing an agreement, coming out with the strategic plan for the next five yearsOperational guidelinesIdentification of key stakeholders and institutionalization of the working interface
  • 5. Creating a brand identity
  • 6. Strength of the ConsortiumGreater Negotiation Power:  Institutionalization of the relationship with key stakeholders: Signed agreements with DMB, DMRD, FSCD, DGHS, DNC, CDMP, Pathshala, BRAC university and BUET  Government order to ensure that NARRI complements/supplements Government programsNetworking and Working Relationship with Government Agencies and Departments:  Developing Mass Media Campaign materials for the Govt.;  Supporting HFA Progress Monitoring Report for the Govt.;  Harmonization of Training Curriculum for DMB;  Mainstreaming DRR into WASH Policy.
  • 7. Strength of the ConsortiumDonors’ Reliability:  DFID and ECHO assisted 2 projects for emergency response and early recovery for the AILA and Waterlogging affected people in the southwest coastal region through NARRI ConsortiumOptimization of Resources:  Reduced cost and time in developing and printing IEC materials, conducting field level studies, procuring common materials, and organising various events.Learning Opportunities: Not reinventing the wheel  Baseline survey;  MiD-term Peer Review;  Sharing learning in joint meeting;  Web-based sharing and learning (NARRI website, NARRI Facebook)  Sharing reports
  • 8. Major achievementsGovernment order, NARRI complimenting and supplementing Government programsInvolved in some of the key processes with the government DM policy Tsumani Early warning systems Harmonization of the capacity building initiatives Study on integration of DRR into WASH programs HFA reporting
  • 9. Major Achievements contd….Resource Mobilization from various key stakeholders (government, community): 1 million euroNARRI is a part of various government led advocacy processes: AMCDRRStrategic partner to the largest government program on DRR
  • 10. Vision for futureEstablishing NARRI as a credible brand name on DRR and Response globallyLaying down the operational guidelines; each organization has different processes for finance, admin, procurement, HROrganizational development strategy for NARRI for the next five yearsCommunication, visibility, resource mobilization, advocacyWorking modalities with other consortium: ECB, Deshari
  • 11. www.narri-bd.orgFacebook: NARRI Bangladesh