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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One of the key elements of the PPRD East 2 Programme is the development and enhancement of Host Nation Support (HNS) arrangements in Partner Countries. Experience from recent disasters, including the forest fires in Georgia 2017, demonstrated that arrangements for the reception and employment of incoming international assistance pre-planned by the disaster stricken country contribute […]

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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 encouraged to organise similar workshops in their own countries. On 10-11 December 2018, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of […]

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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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One of the key elements of the PPRD East 2 Programme is the development and enhancement of Host Nation Support (HNS) arrangements in Partner Countries. Experience from recent disasters, including the forest fires in Georgia 2017, demonstrated that arrangements pre-planned by the disaster stricken country for the reception and employment of incoming assistance contribute greatly […]

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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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