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.

Regional Workshop on Civil Protection Volunteerism

Today, experiences proved that well-trained and equipped volunteers working within fully established legal and organisational framework might provide significant support to national civil protection authorities during all phases of disaster risk management – prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation. But how to develop and establish a national civil protection volunteerism? This issue was […]

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A new and creative instrument providing a set of essential information to understand, elaborate and strengthen civil protection volunteerism systems is now available for PPRD East 2 Programme’s Partner Countries.

The “Assessment tool for comparative analysis of civil protection volunteerism” has been developed by the EU funded “Balkans and Europe for Development of Resilience Initiatives Project (BE DRIN)”,  and it has been subsequently adapted by the PPRD East 2 Programme experts to be used as an assessment instrument by the PPRD East 2 Programme’s Partner Countries.

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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The inaugural meeting of a Disaster Risk Assessment Working Group of Moldova

Disaster Risk Assessment is a key element of decision and policy-making process. Rather than an activity, it can be viewed as a multi-disciplinary process, allowing for the identification, quantification and understanding of the extent and impacts of the risks a community is facing. It can be performed at different level (from local to national and […]

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Moldova focuses on civil protection volunteerism

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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Regional Workshop on National Communication Strategy for Raising Awareness about Disasters

As one of the key activities in the area of Raising Awareness about Disasters, a Regional Workshop on National Communication Strategy for Raising Awareness about Disasters was held on 4 and 5 October 2016 in Chisinau, Moldova. The purpose of the Workshop was to share with Partner Countries the knowledge and experience in developing national […]

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Study Tour on Civil Protection Volunteerism

In order to provide insight on EU good practices and access to key legal documents on Civil Protection volunteerism in EU Member States, the PPRD East 2 Programme organised between 11 and 16 September 2016 a Study Tour for members of the Partner Countries’ national working groups that were established to draft and develop national […]

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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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