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Disaster Risk Reduction Program Events and Updates


Consultation on Mainstreaming DRR in Financial Institutions and Mechanisms
28th June, 2016- New Delhi

SEEP Network and Sphere India brought together various government, non-government and financial services actors to better understand DRR challenges and opportunities faced by financial service providers and low income clients. 




Webinar: Toward Resilience: Improving Market-based Responses to Disasters
Jul 11 & 12, 2017

This webinar will share findings from a recent issues brief completed by Mercy Corps with funding from JP Morgan Chase which explores existing research and examples of natural disaster response and recovery efforts that have used market systems approaches to achieve more sustainable economic impact.

Webinar: Increasing the Resiliency of Vulnerable Populations through Index-Insurance Products
Mar 15, 2017, 10:00-11:00 am (EST)

This webinar will explore approaches used by MiCRO and Catholic Relief Services, in partnership with public and private sector partners, to promote the use of micro insurance products that have the ability to increase the resiliency of low income populations.

Online Discussion: Promising practices for financial service providers working in markets in crisis
DEC 5 - 16, 2016

As part of the SEEP / Citi Foundation Disaster Risk Reduction Project, SEEP is hosting an online discussion to promote knowledge exchange between practitioners on evolving practices being used to prepare for and recover from crises in the low income services markets.

ACCESS Inclusive Finance India Summit
5 & 6 December, 2016 - New Delhi

SEEP and IFMR will present the formal findings and recommendations of the DRR Mapping study designed to better understand vulnerabilities at the provider and client level and environmental factors and local capacities that exist to help the sector absorb, adapt and transform from shocks caused by disasters.  SEEP will also host a meeting for market actors to discuss the outcomes of the DRR Mapping project and to further explore how related recommendations contribute to a National Engagement Strategy for DRR.

Arabic- Fostering Resilience in the Middle East: A People Centered Approach to Risk Reduction
Nov 30, 2016, 11:00-12:00 pm (EDT)

يقوم برنامجالحدمنمخاطرالكوارث التابع لشبكة التثقيف والترويج للمشروعات الصغيرة (سيب) بالشراكة مع البوابةالعربيةللتمويلالأصغر التابعة للمجموعة الاستشارية لمساعدة الفقراء (سيجاب) بتنظيم ندوة إلكترونية باللغة العربية وذلك يوم الأربعاء الموافق 30 نوفمبر/تشرين الثاني 2016 في تمام الساعة 11 صباحا بتوقيت الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية تحت عنوان: "تعزيز القدرة على الصمود في الشرق الأوسط: نهج مبتكرة ترتكز على احتياجات الأفراد للحد من المخاطر". وسوف تقوم الندوة بعرض ثلاثة نهج مبتكرة ترتكز على احتياجات الأفراد والتي تنفذها مجموعةفيتاس ومؤسسةمجتمعاتعالمية في كل من العراق  ولبنان وفلسطين وسط أوضاع عدم الاستقرار السياسي والاقتصادي المستمرة في المنطقة..

Webinar: Building Resilience through a Client-Centric Model
Nov 8, 2016, 9:30-10:30 am (EST)

This webinar will explore innovative client-centric model approaches used by The Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance’s (AKAM), in Syria and Afghanistan, to build resilience against natural and civil disasters in a region that faces persistent political and economic instability.

Reflexion, discusion y analisis: Las instituciones financieras de desarrollo y el reciente terremoto en Ecuador
Nov 1, 2016, 10:00-11:00 am (EDT)

Este webinar se centra en respuesta a lo anterior; la Red de Instituciones Financieras de Desarrollo (RFD) con el financiamiento de la Fundación CORDAID de Holanda promovieron la ejecución de un proyecto con el propósito de establecer un marco de estrategias que permitan: a) la reactivación de las operaciones de las instituciones financieras de desarrollo, ii) mitigar los riesgos resultantes del terremoto del 16 de abril de 2016, y iii) tomar ventaja de las oportunidades que presentará el proceso de reconstrucción y rehabilitación de las zonas afectadas.

Webinar: Fostering Resilience in the Middle East: A People Centered Approach
Aug 10, 2016, 11:30-12:30 pm (EDT)

This webinar will explore three innovative approaches used by Vitas Group and Global Communities to successfully grow the financial inclusion sector in the Middle East over the last 20 years, despite the region’s persistent political and economic instability.


For more information about these events and updates contact Sonya Salanti: salanti@seepnetwork.org


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