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.

The 4th Steering Committee (SC) meeting was held on 26 October 2018 in Brussels. Achievements of the Programme since its beginning as well as the activities planned to be implemented till the end of the Programme (May 2019) were discussed with the Steering Committee members, representatives of the European Commission and EU Members States.

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3rd National Advisory Group Meeting

The Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia and other national civil protection and disaster risk management stakeholders met at the 3rd National Advisory Group meeting. The meeting, organised within the EU-funded Programme for Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the EaP Countries (PPRD East 2), took place on […]

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EU trains with Armenian authorities how to receive foreign aid efficiently in case of a major disaster

In a disaster relief situation, how do national authorities negotiate and deal with international actors to maximise the response impact? A two-day simulation exercise took place in Yerevan on 17-18 May. It was conducted as part of the EU funded “Programme on Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership […]

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Third International Conference in Armenia about media and Disaster Risk Reduction

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 […]

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Second National Advisory Group Meeting

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), […]

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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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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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During the months of January and February, 2015, the Team Leader and the Civil Protection Key Expert visited the capitals of the six Partner Countries and met with the main stakeholders: the civil protection / emergency management authorities, the authorities responsible for flood prevention and risk assessment, and, where possible, representatives of the EU office […]

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