The Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia and other national civil protection and disaster risk management stakeholders met at the 4th National Advisory Group (NAG) meeting. The meeting, organised within the EU-funded Programme for Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the EaP Countries (PPRD East 2), took place […]
The 6th edition of the European Civil Protection Forum will take place on 5-6 March 2018 in Brussels. As in previous years, this will be an important opportunity for the Civil Protection community to discuss policy and operational issues of common interest, as well as the challenges of a fast changing global risk landscape. The […]
Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre Newsletter No. 10
The conclusion of the Civil Protection Training Programme within PPRD East 2 was the full scale field exercise with the participation of rescue teams from each of the six Partner Countries, as well as civil protection experts from Participating States to the Union Civil Protection Mechanism (Czech Republic, Denmark and Romania), EU Civil Protection Team and […]
The European Neighbourhood Policy established a common framework of relations between the Union and 16 of its closest Southern and Eastern neighbours. Its financial instrument, the European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI), provides assistance of € 15.4 billion for the period 2014-2020. Part of this assistance is used to strengthen civil protection capacities of partner countries. It […]
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, […]
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.