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 (DRA) is a key element of decision and policy-making process. It is a multi-disciplinary process, allowing for the identification, quantification and understanding of the extent and impacts of the risks community is facing. It can be performed at different levels (from local to national and regional), in a multi-purpose framework (urban planning, […]

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Within a series of consultative meetings, a team of experts from PPRD East 2 visited Baku to discuss lessons learnt from the civil protection training programme, table-top exercises, and the full-scale field exercise EU MOLDEX 2017. The Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan confirmed that the exercises had provided excellent learning opportunities […]

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Third National Advisory Group Meeting

On 10 November 2016, the third National Advisory Group (NAG) meeting was held in Azerbaijan 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 present activities and achievements of PPRD East […]

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Second National Advisory Group Meeting

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 […]

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National Table-Top Exercise on Host Nation Support

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 […]

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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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