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.

As one of the key activities in the area of Raising Awareness about Disasters, a Regional Workshop on National Communication Strategy for Raising Awareness about Disasters was held on 4 and 5 October 2016 in Chisinau, Moldova.

The purpose of the Workshop was to share with Partner Countries the knowledge and experience in developing national communication strategy, to harmonise their understanding about structure and definition of a national communication strategy, its strategic goals, and identification and selection of main interlocutors involved in the strategy development and implementation This contributed to harmonisation of the composition of national strategies across the Partner Countries, thus increased coherent regional approach in this important area.

As a result, till the end of the Workshop, a draft content of a National Communication Strategy for Raising Awareness about Disasters and next steps were developed by each national delegation.

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