The purpose of the exercise was to enhance inter-institutional, inter-ministerial and inter-agency cooperation with regard to requesting and managing foreign civil protection assistance in accordance to the EU Host Nation Support Guidelines.
On 15-16 March 2016, experts from the State Emergency Service and a number of other government services gathered in the Ukrainian Research Institute of Civil Protection for an exercise funded by the EU.
The second meeting of the Azerbaijani National Advisory Group was organised on 1-3 March 2016 in Baku. The objectives of the 3-day meeting were to provide an overview on the achievements of the PPRD East 2 Programme in 2015, and to present and elaborate the draft updated Country Profile of Azerbaijan. In addition, the National Advisory […]
What are the roles and tasks of national authorities when a country needs to ask for international assistance to support the national response mechanism to deal with the consequences of a major disaster (earthquake, floods, landslide, etc.)? How to ensure an effective reception, deployment and utilisation of international relief teams when they arrive to the […]
Based on the experience from conducting the first Host Nation Support Table-Top Exercise Host Nation Support Table-Top Exercise in Moldova, similar exercises will be conducted in the remaining five Partner Countries with the following schedule: February 23-25, 2016: TTX1 B Azerbaijan March 15-17, 2016, TTX1 C Ukraine March 29-31, 2016, TTX1 D Belarus April 5-7, […]
The Steering Committee of the PPRD East 2 Programme met for the second time. The meeting was held in Brussels on 4 February 2016. Steering Committee received the report from the PPRD East 2 Expert Team on the Programme implementation in 2015 and was presented with the PRPD East 2 Work Plan 2016-2018. The Steering […]
2nd NPC meeting was held on 3 February 2016 in Brussels. At the meeting the achievement of the Programme in 2015 were discussed, as well the proposed draft Work Plan 2016-2018. The proposed draft Work Plan 2016-2018 reflects the priorities selected by the National/Country Advisory Groups and represents the agreement mutually reached by the Partner […]
When disaster strikes, can journalists make a difference? Mass media have a role to play in all phases of Disaster Risk Management: they can shape public opinion, they can influence Government decisions. They can also be key players in introducing the culture of prevention and safety. Public awareness is the cornerstone of any strategy aiming […]
The fourth (and last) Basic Training Course (BAT 4) took place from 28 November till 04 December 2015, again at the Emergency Services College of the Danish Emergency Management Agency, Tinglev, Denmark. The course hosted 24 participants, four from each Partner Country.