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Self Report for Initiatives in 2018

The updates on initiatives shown below allow members or signatories to WHS initiatives to report on actions taken in support of the respective initiative. They are not intended to replace reporting processes undertaken by initiative secretariats.

  • Education Cannot Wait

    What concrete actions have you taken in support of the initiative.

    AIDMI provided extensive information on school safety to 271 schools in Assam and Maharastra. AIDMI has build the capacity of 171 Cluster Resource centre Coordinators in Assam on the theme of a comprehensive school safety programme (CSSP). Moreover, AIDMI conducted an training need assessment in order  to understand the present capabilities and identify the required training needs in the areas of CSSP, School Safety in three states of India. A baseline study was conducted in 250 schools of 10 representative districts of Gujarat. The purpose of this programme was to understand the present situation and needs for developing comprehensive school safety and security programme for the country.

  • Global Alliance for Urban Crises

    What concrete actions have you taken in support of the initiative.

    AIDMI is putting grassroots efforts to strengthen risk transfer and insurance mechanism in favor of poor and vulnerable families. This is particular to small and informal businesses in urban areas. AIDMI has provided disaster insurance to 800 small business owners in order to fight back the effects of disasters.

  • Risk and Vulnerability Data Platform

    What concrete actions have you taken in support of the initiative.

    AIDMI is capturing the perspectives of Government officials, and educators in understanding 'uncertainty' in climate change, how they shape the climate change policy, and whether these policies/ framework address the 'uncertainty' faced by the local people. A total of 25 government officials in Guwahati, Assam, and 78 educators from Mumbai, Maharashtra, participated in this study through interviews and questionnaires. The survey tool for this study was developed with support from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), UK. Uncertainty has emerged as a problem for many fields including scientists, policy makers and at-risk communities in decision-making at various levels. In the coming time, AIDMI with key institutions in different geography (arid, coastal and urban areas) to understand the 'uncertainty' at different levels - above-middle and below.