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 Eastern Partnership Flagship Initiative – the EU funded Programme for Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership Countries is approaching the conclusion of its second phase. The PPRD East 2 Programme is to finish its implementation in May 2019. Final results achieved within the Programme and the national […]

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As a follow-up to the PPRD East 2  Regional Workshop on Coordination of International Emergency Relief Operations held in Denmark in July 2018 as a training of trainers (http://pprdeast2.eu/en/2018/pprd-east-2-workshop/), the Partner Countries  were invited to organise similar workshops in their own countries. The Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia arranged the first […]

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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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