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.

On 10-11 October 2018, the PPRD East 2 expert team observed the  consequence  management  field  exercise  “SRBIJA  2018”  which was conducted from 8 to 11 October 2018, in Mladenovac and Arandjelovac, Serbia. The exercise was jointly conducted by NATO’s Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) and the Sector for Emergency Management of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia.

All six Programme’s Partner Countries which participated in the exercise with rescue teams of various nature (USAR, CBRN, etc.) noted that the trainings and full-scale field exercise “EU MOLDEX 2017” conducted previously within the PPRD East 2 Programme helped them significantly in their participation in the exercise “SRBIJA 2018”.