Reviewing DPA Contingency Plan and Standard Operation Procedure could provide effective and efficient emergency response

ppDPA supports the vulnerable communities and individuals in DPA target areas through increasing the understanding and intervention of disaster preparedness and emergency assistance and response to the affected target communities in the target provinces. Contingency plan (CP) and standard operation procedures (SOP) review workshop is one of the most important activities in effective and efficient disaster preparedness and response that DPA was conducted on 10-11 August 2016 in Sotheavy Guest House, Takeo province.

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2015 Annual Staff Reflection and Annaul Staff Assembly

DPA-Annual-Staff-Assmebly2015On the 30th November to 3rd December 2015, Development and Partnership in Action (DPA) conducted its 2015 annual staff reflection and annual staff assembly at Sihanouk Vile and Tonle Basac II restaurant, Phnom Penh.Officially opening the event, Mr. Mam Sambath, Executive Director of DPA mentioned that this one and half days for staff annual reflection, one day for team building and a half day for annual staff assembly was mainly organised to not only disseminate the key achievements of DPA’s projects/programmes but other important issues including:

1- Apply for Governance and Professional Practice (GPP)
2- Review on fixed assets and office supplies procurement of DPA financial policy
3- Discuss on challenges in implementing of right based approach and it overcome
4- Reflect the achievements/results compared to current DPA’s strategic plans 2013-2016

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DPA Staff Members Joined Gathering Campaign on LANGO

On 13 July 2015, DPA staff members joined gathering campaign in front of Cambodian National Assembly in order to call for dropping or delaying endorsement of the current draft version of Law of Association and NGO (LANGO) while the LANGO in its cureent form is unacceptable because it impermissible restricts the freedom of association and freedom of expression. At least 14 articles of the LANGO need to be carefully and fully reviewed and the other 10 articles need to be rephrased or reworded.