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.
The second meeting of the Belarus National Advisory Group was organised on 24-26 November in Minsk. Hosted by the PPRD East 2 key beneficiary in Belarus, the Ministry of Emergency Situations, and the EU Delegation to Belarus, the objectives of the 3-day meeting were to provide an overview on the achievements of the PPRD East 2 […]
The Ministry of the Territorial Administration and Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia and other national civil protection and disaster risk management stakeholders convened at the 2nd National Advisory Group meeting. The meeting, organized within the EU-funded Programme for Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the EaP Countries (PPRD East 2), […]
The third Basic Training Course (BAT 3) took place in Tinglev at the Technical Training Centre of the Danish Emergency Management Agency from 07 to 13 November 2015. The agenda was the same as for BAT 1 and BAT 2.
On 27-29 October 2015 the second National Advisory Group (NAG) meeting was held in Moldova 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. The purpose of the meeting was to: report activities and achievements of PPRD […]
On 20-22 October 2015 the second 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. The purpose of the meeting was to: report activities and achievements of PPRD East […]
In 2016 there will be a clear proposal for Ukraine to be more closely associated with the Union Civil Protection Mechanism: this was announced by Jean Francois Moret, Sector manager at the EU Delegation to Ukraine and the EU Project Manager of the PPRD East 2 Programme, during the second National Advisory Group (NAG) meeting, […]
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 floods in Serbia and Bosnia & Herzegovina in May 2014, demonstrated that pre-planned arrangements by the disaster stricken country for the reception and employment of incoming […]
From 22 September until 24 September, PPRD East 2 Host Nation Support Expert Phil Langdale participated at the Policy Workshop “HNS Lessons learned from HNS TTX and FX – Next Steps or What shall we all do better ?” organised within the IPA CP Cooperation Programme II in Budva, Montenegro. Approximately 30 people from the Western Balkans and […]