The Regional Flood Risk Management Workshop, held on 12-13 July 2017 in Tbilisi, Georgia, improved the technical capacity of Partner Countries to produce and elaborate flood risk information and maps in line with the provisions of the EU Floods Directive. The PPRD East 2 Flood Risk Management Guidelines and good practices from EU Member States […]
The Second Planning Conference for the Full Scale Field Exercise was held in Moldova on 14-15 June 2017. At this conference, the final exercise schedule was completed and all arrangements were agreed for participants, evaluators, observers, and VIP visitors.
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 […]
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 […]
As a follow-up to the national Table-Top Exercises, conducted individually for each Partner Country in late 2015 and the first half of 2016, a Regional Table-Top Exercise was conducted on 28-29 March 2017. This exercise linked together the crisis management centres of the six Partner Countries, a few states participating in the Union Civil Protection […]
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 […]
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 […]
The first Planning Conference for the Full Scale Field Exercise took place in Chisinau, Moldova, on 1 – 2 March 2017. The Planning Conference offered an opportunity for exercise planners to visit the intended exercise sites and to discuss which tasks and events should be included in the exercise script.
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 […]
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 […]