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.

Disaster Risk Assessment is a key element of decision and policy-making process. Rather than an activity, it can be viewed as a multi-disciplinary process, allowing for the identification, quantification and understanding of the extent and impacts of the risks a community is facing. It can be performed at different level (from local to national and regional), in a multi-purpose framework (urban planning, spatial planning, emergency planning, etc.) and by a single or multi-risk approach.

Upon invitation received from the newly established Emergency Management Service of Georgia (EMS), the PPRD East 2 expert team participated on 29 May 2018 at the Round table discussion on the newly drafted Law of Georgia on Civil Protection. The Round table was organised in the NATO Liaison office in Tbilisi, and provided the opportunity […]

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Also, in Moldova, the team of experts from PPRD East 2 Programme conducted on 23-24 May 2018 a consultative meeting to discuss implementation 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. Having been the host nation for the […]

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The European Emergency Response Capacity (also called “voluntary pool”) was created in 2014 for a faster, better coordinated and more effective EU response to natural and man-made disasters. 22 European countries contribute to the voluntary pool. Since its establishment, it has been used to respond to man-made and natural disasters inside and outside the EU. […]