The Regional Flood Risk Management Workshop, held on 12-13 July 2017 in Tbilisi, Georgia, improved the technical capacity of Partner Countries to produce and elaborate flood risk information and maps in line with the provisions of the EU Floods Directive. The PPRD East 2 Flood Risk Management Guidelines and good practices from EU Member States […]
Improving the understanding of disaster risks in Europe is an important step towards effective disaster risk reduction, and constitutes the basis for planning emergency preparedness and response to emergencies and disasters in Europe. The Overview of Risks is one of the disaster prevention measures foreseen under the Union Civil Protection Mechanism. At the same time, […]
This third issue of our newsletter focuses on the results the PPRD East 2 Flagship Initiative has achieved at mid-term of its implementation. We have decided to cross-interview the manager of the Programme, Mr Jean-François Moret, and the Steering Committee members of each of the six PPRD East 2 Partner Countries: this way, we propose a wide overview of where the project stands today, but as well opinions, comments and suggestions on how we could make together the best possible use of the remaining time and resources before the Programme ends in November 2018.
Mr Ghenadie Barbu from Civil Protection and Emergency Situations Service of the Republic of Moldova and Mr Steven Daniels from EU Delegation to the Republic of Moldova addressed key aspect of the full-scale field exercise EU MOLDEX 2017 during the press conference conducted at the second day of the 2nd Planning Conference.
An important part of the Programme deals with the strengthening of civil protection capacities of the Partner Countries. For that purpose, a series of training courses and table-top exercises were arranged during 2015-2017 and the final test of the programme is the conduct of a full-scale field exercise, named EU MOLDEX 2017, in September 2017 near Chisinau, Moldova.
The Second Planning Conference for the Full Scale Field Exercise was held in Moldova on 14-15 June 2017. At this conference, the final exercise schedule was completed and all arrangements were agreed for participants, evaluators, observers, and VIP visitors.
Today, experiences proved that well-trained and equipped volunteers working within fully established legal and organisational framework might provide significant support to national civil protection authorities during all phases of disaster risk management – prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation. But how to develop and establish a national civil protection volunteerism? This issue was […]
A new and creative instrument providing a set of essential information to understand, elaborate and strengthen civil protection volunteerism systems is now available for PPRD East 2 Programme’s Partner Countries.
The “Assessment tool for comparative analysis of civil protection volunteerism” has been developed by the EU funded “Balkans and Europe for Development of Resilience Initiatives Project (BE DRIN)”, and it has been subsequently adapted by the PPRD East 2 Programme experts to be used as an assessment instrument by the PPRD East 2 Programme’s Partner Countries.
The second Advanced Training Course for experts from Partner Countries took place in Kuopio, Finland, from 15 – 19 May 2017. This time, the course was reserved for experts who have completed both the Basic Training Course (BAT) and the Operational Management Course (OPM) under PPRD East 2. The Advanced Course was aimed at persons […]