Disaster Management Training Programme (DMTP)

Programme des Nations Unies pour la formation à la gestion des catastrophes

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Founded

1989

History

1989, within the framework of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN). Managed jointly by E-XE3382 - UNDP and the UN Department of Humanitarian Affairs. First phase finished end 1994, DMTP II commenced Jan 1995 to continue until 2000, in line with U-XK0046 - International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR). Based at E-XE3343 - United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG).

Aims

Reduce vulnerability to disasters and emergencies, thus helping create conditions under which sustainable development can prosper. Principle objectives of DMTP II: (1) improve effectiveness of disaster and emergency management in selected countries; (2) strengthen the disaster/emergency management capacity of the UN System; (3) enhance disaster/emergency management capacity of other international and regional bodies and institutions.

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Structure

UN Inter Agency Advisory Board. Regional collaborating institutions (RCIs): American University of Beirut; D-XD3030 - OAS and E-XE3060 - Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) (Latin America and Caribbean); DMTP Office for Africa and 'Cranfield Disaster Preparedness Centre' (for Africa, pending setting up of an African RCI, several African collaborating institutions have signed agreements with DMTP). Networking through: RCIs; country-level institutions; technical support; UN training cadre; UN Agency national officers. Intends to strengthen the consultation process by involving the core group of agencies in the global management of the Programme and in the overall decision-making on its direction as soon as they confirm their interest and commit some resources. Day-to-day management functions will be retained by current co-managers.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 13: Climate Action

UIA Org ID

XK0872

Last News

1994

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