Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership Countries

EU-funded Flagship Initiative increasing disaster risk management capacities in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

DSC_1198The first Basic Training Course under the PPRD East 2 Programme took place from 13 to 19 June 2015 at the Technical Training Centre of the Danish Emergency Management Agency, located at Tinglev, Denmark. Each of the Partner Countries had four participants, a total of 24 participants at the course. The course was conducted by experienced civil protection experts from Denmark, Romania, and the United Kingdom.

DSC_1711The course covered such subjects as the disaster environment, international disaster relief coordination, the Union Civil Protection Mechanism, Host Nation Support, Safety and Security, and Information Management. During the course, the participants received lectures in plenary, conducted group work, and participated in a small scale table-top exercise.