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.

Regional Workshop on Civil Protection Volunteerism

Today, experiences proved that well-trained and equipped volunteers working within fully established legal and organisational framework might provide significant support to national civil protection authorities during all phases of disaster risk management – prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation. But how to develop and establish a national civil protection volunteerism? This issue was […]

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The second Advanced Training Course for experts from Partner Countries took place in Kuopio, Finland, from 15 – 19 May 2017. This time, the course was reserved for experts who have completed both the Basic Training Course (BAT) and the Operational Management Course (OPM) under PPRD East 2. The Advanced Course was aimed at persons […]

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The inaugural meeting of the national Inter-institutional Flood Risk Management Working Group (WG) of Moldova was held on 22 March 2017 in Chisinau. The working group is led by the Ministry of Environment and supported by the PPRD East 2 Programme. The organisations that compose the WG are: Civil Protection and Exceptional Situations Service, Ministry of Regional Development and […]

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Inaugural meeting of the Working Group on Raising Awareness about Disasters of Belarus

Country’s ability to effectively raise awareness, and to communicate about existing natural hazards, and disaster risks, about the ways how to prevent and mitigate them, how to prepare to respond to disasters, and how to deal with their consequences is one of the key and crucial preconditions for the overall success of disaster risk reduction […]

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3rd meeting of the PPRD East 2 Steering Committee

Third Steering Committee (SC) meeting was held on 2 February 2017 in Brussels. Achievements of the Programme in 2016 as well as the activities planned to be implemented till the end of the Programme (November 2018) were discussed at the meeting. Special attention was put on the preparation of the full-scale field exercise EU MOLDEX […]

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3rd meeting of National Programme Coordinators

The National Programme Coordinators (NPC) met for the third time on 1 February 2017 in Brussels. At the meeting,  achievements of the Programme in 2016 as well as the activities planned to be implemented till the end of the Programme (November 2018) were discussed. Special focus will be put on the preparation of the full-scale […]

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