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.

The European Emergency Response Capacity (also called “voluntary pool”) was created in 2014 for a faster, better coordinated and more effective EU response to natural and man-made disasters. 22 European countries contribute to the voluntary pool. Since its establishment, it has been used to respond to man-made and natural disasters inside and outside the EU. […]

In continuation of the series of consultative meetings, the team of experts from PPRD East 2 visited on 24-25 April 2018 Ukraine to discuss the implementations of lessons learnt from the participation in the Regional Table-Top Exercise in March 2017 and the full-scale field exercise EU MOLDEX 2017 in September 2017. Ukraine had experienced that […]

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To facilitate the process of development of procedures for certification of volunteer organisations active in civil protection area, which are integral part of development of legislative and institutional frameworks for civil protection volunteerism in the Partner Countries, the PPRD East 2 Programme adapted this Set of Templates and Guidelines. Utilisation of these documents  will also […]

On 23-27 April 2018, the National Protection and Rescue Directorate of the Republic of Croatia hosted the study visit of the representatives of the General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Moldova. The objective of the study visit, organised within the PPRD East 2 Programme, was to […]

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The first of a series of consultative meetings on lessons learnt took place in Tbilisi, Georgia, on 17-18 April 2018. The meeting discussed the implementation of lessons learnt from the Regional Table-Top Exercise in March 2017, and the full-scale field exercise EU MOLDEX 2017 in September 2017. The meetings confirmed that several lessons from the […]

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The 11th EU Loss Data Workshop was organised on 16-17 April 2018 at the DG ECHO premises in Brussels, Belgium. The focus of the Workshop was on improving coordinated multi-stakeholder mechanisms for data collection based on identified needs, such as Sendai reporting and National Risk Assessments. The aim was also to present different stakeholder networks […]

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