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 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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On 23-27 April 2018, the National Protection and Rescue Directorate of the Republic of Croatia is hosting 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, organized within the PPRD East 2 Programme, is […]

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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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The 6th European Civil Protection Forum took place on 5-6 March 2018 in Brussels. As in previous years, this was important opportunity for the Civil Protection community to discuss policy and operational issues of common interest, as well as the challenges of a fast changing global risk landscape. The event took place at the European […]

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As a final step in connection with the conduct of the Large Scale Field Exercise, a Lessons Learnt Conference was held in close cooperation with the Directorate General of Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic on 7 – 8 February 2018 in Prague. The Conference brought together the exercise planners, team leaders, lessons learnt […]

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Host Nation Support (HNS) Table-Top Exercise in Moldova

One of the key elements of the PPRD East 2 Programme is the enhancement of Host Nation Support (HNS) arrangements in Partner Countries. Experience from recent disasters, including the forest fires in Georgia 2017, demonstrated that pre-planned arrangements by the disaster stricken country for the reception and employment of incoming assistance contribute greatly to the […]

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4th Country Advisory Group meeting

On 30 November 2017, the fourth Country Advisory Group (CAG) meeting was held in Georgia within the framework of the EU funded Programme for Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership Countries  (PPRD East 2 Programme). The purpose of the meeting was to present the activities and achievements of PPRD […]

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