HAI, along with SEEDS India organised a conference entitled, ‘Role of Society in Building Disaster Resilient Societies with the theme of #LetLocalBuildGlobal. The event began with a panel discussion moderated by Mr Vir Sanghvi. The other panelists were Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati (Parmarth Niketan), Ms Shefali Chaturvedi (CII Foundation), Dr Thiruppugazh (NDMA) and Mr Jagadananda (CYSD). […]
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Norwegian Refugee Council recently published a research report on pooled funds existing around the world to respond to disasters. The report also covers HAI’s national pooled fund which HAI is trying to create through the #ThousandPlus campaign. The National Pooled Fund is one of the important pillars of HAI’s response mechanism, along with the National Platform […]
This article, published by IRIN News, covers our perspective too on the #localisation process. We have strongly argued that while the #GrandBargain process has been rolled out to empower local organisations through better access to funding, it is counterproductive if international organisations raise funds in developing economies from global South too. Big INGOs have resources […]
HAI was invited to participate in the Grand Bargain workshop in Geneva, hosted by IFRC and the Swiss government. HAI was able to represent the voice and concern of the local organisations in this debate on localisation. We are committed for meaningful implementation of the Grand Bargain so that 25% of the humanitarian funding reaches […]
In January 2017, ORF organised a conference in Mumbai. On the sidelines CDAC Network interviewed HAI CEO Sudhanshu S. Singh on the ‘localisation’ process. The interview on podcast is available here.