The Philippines’

Community-Led 

Innovation Partnership

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WHAT IS DRRM INNOVATION?

WHAT IS DRRM INNOVATION?

A new or improved solution to an identified disaster risk in any specific community. 

 

Specifically for humanitarian actors, it could be a new or improved solution to improve delivery of humanitarian response.

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INNOVATION PROCESS

Problem Identification

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Innovator

Innovator teams may be formed by 5 individuals, with 3 innovators who are members of the community where innovation will be developed and tested. 

 

The innovator team maybe composed of members of a people’s organization (PO) or community-based organization (CBO). Local NGOs may partner with a PO or CBO to apply, provided that the majority ofthe team are community members.

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partner

An individual or a group that has agreed to support the innovators in the development of their solution, via funding or in-kind assistance.

 

Partners may be LGUs who will adopt the tested innovation and sustain it via further development or scaling up/out.

 

They can also be businesses or micro to small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) who are looking to invest in the innovation or simply to support DRRM as a corporate social responsibility (CSR).

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Mentor

An individual or a group that has agreed to provide subject matter expertise to the innovators to aid in the development of their solution. 

 

The innovator group may request for Pinnovation Academy to find a mentor for them or they can suggest one, if they have already chosen.

 

Mentors are asked to participate in the quarterly reviews or testing activities or as requested by the mentees.