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.

Within a series of consultative meetings, a team of experts from PPRD East 2 visited Baku to discuss lessons learnt from the civil protection training programme, table-top exercises, and the full-scale field exercise EU MOLDEX 2017. The Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan confirmed that the exercises had provided excellent learning opportunities […]

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In continuation of the series of consultative meetings, the team of experts from PPRD East 2 visited on 24-25 April 2018 Ukraine to discuss the implementations of lessons learnt from the participation in the Regional Table-Top Exercise in March 2017 and the full-scale field exercise EU MOLDEX 2017 in September 2017. Ukraine had experienced that […]

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On 23-27 April 2018, the National Protection and Rescue Directorate of the Republic of Croatia hosted 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, organised within the PPRD East 2 Programme, was to […]

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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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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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