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

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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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Inaugural meeting of the Working Group on Raising Awareness about Disasters of Belarus

Country’s ability to effectively raise awareness, and to communicate about existing natural hazards, and disaster risks, about the ways how to prevent and mitigate them, how to prepare to respond to disasters, and how to deal with their consequences is one of the key and crucial preconditions for the overall success of disaster risk reduction […]

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Inaugural meeting of Civil Protection Volunteerism Working Group in Belarus

Following the assessments undertaken within the PPRD East 2 Programme in 2015 on volunteerism in civil protection and disaster risk management, sets of recommendations were developed for all six Partner Countries. Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine agreed to further address volunteerism in disaster risk management within the Programme, as one of their main priorities for the […]

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