Inclusive Disaster Risk Management in India Annie Patri 1/ Historical Experience 1. Mainstreaming disability in Disaster Risk Reduction mainly focusing on developing models (training and tools) to make DRR projects inclusive as well as implementing at field level community based DRR along with other stakeholders. The project funded by DIPECHO is implemented in partnership with IFRC, CARE and GAA and local NGO partners in Orissa, West Bengal, and Andaman Nicobar Islands. 2. Emergency response to vulnerable groups in flood affected districts of Bihar. Through VFP (Vulnerable focal points), 3. Integrating disability in community based disaster risk reduction and response in Odisha, focus on working with governments, while piloting actions in the field , capacity building of DRR and disability practioners , creating spaces for interface between the two. Cost Extension included Bangladesh and the “birth” of the ‘regional project. 4 - - - 5. 6. A first regional project “Make Disaster Risk Reduction Disability Inclusive in Asia” with the following key outcomes: A regional toolkit on disability-inclusive CBDRM (http://disabilityindrr.org/); A tested methodology to collect good practices and a model on disabilityinclusive CBDRM; Training modules for DRM practitioners/donors on disability-inclusive CBDRM; Creation of the Disability-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction (DiDRR) Network including ASB, CBM, Handicap International and Malteser International ( MoFA Lux and DIPECHO) INCRISD South Asia : Inclusive Community Resilience for Sustainable Disaster Management . ( a regional consortium with AA & OGB) looking at inclusion, from a more comprehensive view; and an initial focus on women, disability and social exclusion related to caste and ethnicity. 3 short term projects related to Emergency Response and Recovery ( Odisha following 2011 – Floods, ( NFI + Supporting Livelihood ) 2/Projects results Integrating disability in community based disaster risk reduction and response in Odisha Refer to coping study – PPT 2/ Good practices and tools in inclusive DRM to share Refer to Table In the pipeline : INCRISD– website, preliminary inclusive DRM, Good practices on inclusive DRM, Toolkit and training modules ( face to face and On-line) Inclusive DRM Facebook 3/ Main issues and difficulties in inclusive DRM to share 1. Inclusion takes time and resources 2. Capacity building on inclusive approaches despite tools and training materials. 3. Balance « rehab » and mainstream DRR activities. 5/Prospects for Inclusive DRM for HI in India Disaster Vulnerability – (Floods, Cyclone, earthquake, droughts, landslides, flash floods,lightening ) Policy - Practice Funding !!?