Disaster Risk Management Framework: Seven Key Diagrams Relating to Tropical Cyclone (TC) Pam & 2015/2016 El Nino drought in Vanuatu (April 2016)

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The seven key diagrams highlighted in this article illustrate clearly the main initiatives which are required for effective Disaster Risk Management (DRM). The also clearly describe some of the main initiatives which took place following the March 2015 Tropical Cyclone (TC) Pam in Vanuatu, as well as the 2015/16 el Nino-related drought. The key strengths of each of these diagrams are summarised in the pages below. Together, these illustrations are designed to assist humanitarian and development practitioners to use these tools to respond to hazards such as tropical cyclones; drought; heavy storms and flooding; earthquakes; tsunamis. The copyright for the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) belongs jointly to the four organisations which designed this1 , and the reader should note the conditions for use which appertain to this. Five of these diagrams (all updated to 2016) are TorqAid copyright, but, as indicated by the incorporate Creative Commons International Licence, they are available for people to freely use, for non-commercial purposes . They have been co-branded using the Anglican Church in Melanesia (ACOM) logo, although the copyright of course remains TorqAid’s. The ISO 31000 risk management process is public property. Enclosed below are links to the jpeg version of these seven illustrations (and two variations):

Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS)

Disaster Risk Management Cycle (DRMC) Diagram

Disaster Risk Management Cycle (DRMC) Diagram: Drought-related

The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Diagram

The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Diagram: Drought-related ISO 31000

Risk Management Process

Risk Matrix

DRM Planning Diagram A (Emerging Economies)

Project Management Cycle (PMC) diagram