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 PPRD East 2 Programme participated in the observer programme at the Field Exercise (FsX) organized on 25-28 September 2018 in Javoriv training area near Lviv by the EU-funded EU-CHEM-REACT Project. The Project aims to assist Ukraine to assess the performance of the new civil protection system, its efficiency and capacity to interoperate with the neighbouring European Union countries, European institutions and in accordance with European Union standards and procedures, whereas the exercise concentrates on testing response to CBRN (Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) related disasters including chemical warfare agents, toxic industrial chemicals, biological agents and toxins and radiological material. The exercise was followed by lessons learnt meetings.