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Overall Evaluation of ECHO's Strategic Orientation to Disaster Reduction


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Resource type:Evaluation reports
Keywords:Development & humanitarian aid, Disaster preparedness, resilience and risk reduction, Disaster risk reduction, Response and recovery
Agency:ECHO - European Community Humanitarian Office
Author(s):de Haulleville, A., Jegillos, S. and Obsomer, V.
Date published:2003

The first objective of the present report is to assess the appropriateness of ECHO's strategic orientation to Disaster Reduction and the actions it has managed in relation to it- DIPECHO (ECHO's Disaster Preparedness actions), Mainstreaming and Advocacy-. Have the actions achieved their objectives? The second objective is to produce management tools that would allow a better decision- making process to take place. This includes an analysis of the definitions utilised in Disaster Reduction interventions and the production of indicators, criteria and benchmarks to be utilised. The third objective is to propose practical and applicable recommendations that would enhance the effectiveness and impact of ECHO in the field of Disaster Reduction.

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