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 15-17 September 2015 in Minsk, Belarus the Regional Workshop on “Policy and Institutional Development for Flood Risk Management and Approximation to EU Floods Directive“ was held with the objective to familiarize with the EU Floods Directive requirements, the EU Member States approach, and to understand the benefits of adopting a flood management policy in […]

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The regional workshop on Disaster Loss Data was held in Chisinau, Moldova on 7-9 July 2015. The workshop is one of the first actions focusing on improving national disaster loss data collection and processing Partner Countries. The main aims of the three-day workshop were to: present EU and international approaches for collecting, recording and sharing disaster […]

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With an aim to provide support for the improvement of Partner Countries’ legislative frameworks and inter-institutional arrangements and to update the Country Profiles of all six Partner Countries, short follow-up assessment missions have been conducted during the period of June to July 2015. The very initial mapping of Partner Countries needs, priorities and interests has been […]

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May 18-22, 2015 Activity C Further development of the ERRA The Regional Workshop on Electronic Regional Risk Atlas (ERRA) organised in Tbilisi, Georgia on 18-22 May 2015 represented the first stage for activity C1 – Further Development of Electronic Regional Risk Atlas (ERRA). ERRA is a thematic Web Geo-Portal hosting disaster related information that was […]

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All Partner Countries were represented at a visit to the Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) within the premises of DG ECHO, and received a briefing by Mr Juha Auvinen on the functions of the centre. The following morning, all Partner Countries participated in the High Level Round Table, together with representatives of PPRD South Partner […]

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After a first round in February of bilateral meetings with partner countries, in April 2015 the first cycle of National/Country Advisory Group meetings has been conducted – on 8 April in Ukraine, on 16 April in Belarus, on 21 April in Armenia, on 23 April in Moldova, and on 28 April in Georgia. The 1st […]

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The 1st meeting of the Steering Committee, the strategic decision-making body of the PPRD East 2 Programme, was organized on 24 March 2015 in Kyiv, Ukraine. The main aim of the meeting was to review, provide comments and suggestions, and to endorse and adopt the PPRD East 2 Work Plan. The draft Work Plan was […]

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