Mandate / Aims for Climate Change and Disaster Resilience
- DRR, School safety and CCA
Location of activity at Provincial Level
AJK and all Province of Pakistan
Location of activity at District Level
Chakwal, Vehari, Rajanpur, Layyah, Multan, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, and Muzaffargarh in Punjab; Chitral, Mardan, Peshawar and Nowshera in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa; Thatta, Ghotki, Saanghar, Badin, and Khairpur in Sindh; Islamabad Federal area, 5 districts of Gilgit-Baltistan and Neelum valley in Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
Current Projects contributing to Climate Change
1. SP2 ADB funded project in 5 districts of Pakistan
To improve the resilience of cities to disasters and climate change, including floods Plan International in Pakistan initiated its work on climate change under the Urban Climate Change trust fund. This project is being supported by Resilience with the financial support of Asian Development Bank. Under the project five cities Sahiwal and Sialkot) in Punjab and Peshawar, Abbottabad and Mardan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are being supported to integrate climate change into city planning, project development and implementation and knowledge sharing and capacity building to reduce the risk of increasing urbanization and climate change on urban populations, particularly the poor. Plan international in Pakistan is extending its technical support to city governments and URF. This project focus is more on coordination rather than actual service delivery.
2. School safety programme
- Conduct of Vulnerability and Capacity Assessments (VCA) in all schools .
- Development/assembling of materials on school safety and school based DRR including curriculum enrichment at school level.
- Training of teachers and non-teaching staff on first aid and disaster risk reduction including psycho-social care.
- Promote mutual learning and advocacy on school safety.
- Advocacy seminars at districts, provincial and national.
3. Livelihood projects
3Plan International have been actively working in 13 Districts with support of our major donors; Global Affairs Canada (GAC), Plan Canada, Department of Livestock & Fisheries- Assisted By World Bank, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Government of Netherland. National level implementing partners include National Rural Support Program (NRSP), Empowerment Through Creative Integration (ECI), Lead Foundation, Institute of Rural Management (IRM), Bedari, Sarban and Department of Livestock & Fisheries, Government of Sindh. Plan International, Pakistan is also working with an international consortium partner Arch Novo to jointly implement a food security project.
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