Mid- Term Evaluation for Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Disaster Risk Management in Viet Nam, including for Climate Change Related Risks Phase II

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Evaluation Plan:
2012-2016, Viet Nam
Evaluation Type:
Mid Term Project
Planned End Date:
12/2015
Completion Date:
12/2015
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
25,000

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Title Mid- Term Evaluation for Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Disaster Risk Management in Viet Nam, including for Climate Change Related Risks Phase II
Atlas Project Number: 00068891
Evaluation Plan: 2012-2016, Viet Nam
Evaluation Type: Mid Term Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 12/2015
Planned End Date: 12/2015
Management Response: Yes
Focus Area:
  • 1. Others
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2014-2017)
  • 1. Output 5.2. Effective institutional, legislative and policy frameworks in place to enhance the implementation of disaster and climate risk management measures at national and sub-national levels
Evaluation Budget(US $): 25,000
Source of Funding: UNDP and AusAID
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Margaretta Ayoung
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders: MARD
Countries: VIET NAM
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1 The relevance of the project design and implementation regarding capacity development to be made more visible by end of the project
2 Continue to support capacity building activities of the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) and CCFSC members to ensure the quality and sustainability of institutional arrangements around DRM
3 Continue concrete support for more effective, comprehensive, evidence-based documentation of project achievements in piloting CBDRM strategy to serve purposes of advocacy for upscaling, and long term capacity development.
4 Improve gender sensitivity and participation of vulnerable groups (in both urban and rural areas) in project?s activities and capacity-building products
5 Improve information sharing and develop communication plan for further dissemination of project achievements and lessons.
1. Recommendation: The relevance of the project design and implementation regarding capacity development to be made more visible by end of the project
Management Response: [Added: 2015/12/31]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Undertake a post-project capacity assessment to ascertain capacity built, to document all issues of capacity building, and to develop new/revised capacity development plan (based on identification of still remaining gaps) for post-project sustainable capacity development.
[Added: 2015/12/31] [Last Updated: 2016/10/18]
PMU 2016/12 Completed Measures for increasing capacity should be taken into consideration in the post project capacity assessment. The assessment will be done for only CCFSC/PCFSCs. Using monkey survey method for the assessment (different from UNDP?s capacity assessment method) History
2. Recommendation: Continue to support capacity building activities of the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) and CCFSC members to ensure the quality and sustainability of institutional arrangements around DRM
Management Response: [Added: 2015/12/31]

Agee

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Design a comprehensive ToT plan to ensure targeted counterparts (key departments at sub-national level) will be capable to organize training later on
[Added: 2015/12/31] [Last Updated: 2016/12/19]
PMU 2016/12 Completed 3 TOTs using comprehensive training plan/program and existing curricular will be delivered. History
Develop a plan for advocating and adopting the ToT plan, for provincial implementation in the future.
[Added: 2015/12/31] [Last Updated: 2016/12/19]
PMU 2016/12 Completed A TOT training plan/program will be approved by MARD History
3. Recommendation: Continue concrete support for more effective, comprehensive, evidence-based documentation of project achievements in piloting CBDRM strategy to serve purposes of advocacy for upscaling, and long term capacity development.
Management Response: [Added: 2015/12/31]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Document pilot studies more closely, paying close attention to process, methods, lessons learnt, effectiveness and cost, and involving IPs in the documentation process.
[Added: 2015/12/31] [Last Updated: 2016/10/18]
PMU & CIPs 2016/10 Completed There will be CBDRM good practices, process of the integration of CBDRM plan into SEDP plan at commune level documented, update training material for DRR and CCA History
Develop action plans for replication by provinces, using results and lessons learnt in the completed provinces.
[Added: 2015/12/31] [Last Updated: 2016/10/18]
PMU, NTA and ITA 2016/10 Completed History
Prioritizing the completion of the Financing model ?Building Block?, aiming at outlining methods for financing the implementation of CBDRM to enhance replication
[Added: 2015/12/31] [Last Updated: 2016/11/28]
UNDP, PMU, CIPs 2016/10 Completed MARD has completed the draft version of financing model. Further discussions among UNDP-NIP-CIPs for advocating the financing model to MoF and other activities to realize the recommended action. Note: There will be a risk of no financial model approved. History
4. Recommendation: Improve gender sensitivity and participation of vulnerable groups (in both urban and rural areas) in project?s activities and capacity-building products
Management Response: [Added: 2015/12/31]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Enhance gender mainstreaming through stocktaking and documentation activities, with lessons learnt on gender-specific DRM practices to be documented and used to revise relevant technical manuals accordingly
[Added: 2015/12/31] [Last Updated: 2016/10/18]
WU 2016/10 Completed Gender indicators should be made specific when activities are planned and conducted. Attention to be given to measures of gender mainstreaming improvement History
5. Recommendation: Improve information sharing and develop communication plan for further dissemination of project achievements and lessons.
Management Response: [Added: 2015/12/31]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
To set up and conduct coordination meetings, partnership exchanges of CIPs, NIPs, relevant stakeholders, and organizations at a regular basis.
[Added: 2015/12/31] [Last Updated: 2016/12/19]
PMU, UNDP 2016/12 Completed Regular technical meeting in CBDRM and DMTWG, national DRR forum will be conducted with the involvement of DMC/SCDM II. History

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