The conclusion of the Civil Protection Training Programme within PPRD East 2 was the full scale field exercise with the participation of rescue teams from each of the six Partner Countries, as well as civil protection experts from Participating States to the Union Civil Protection Mechanism (Czech Republic, Denmark and Romania), EU Civil Protection Team and […]
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 […]
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 […]
Systematic collection and recording of Disaster Loss Data (DLD) is an essential practice for documenting trends and spatial distribution of disaster impacts, for communicating aggregate statistics and for disaster forensics and risk modelling. The establishment of standardized loss database at national level allows the harmonization of the loss data and will provide a clear reference […]
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 […]
Within the planned Civil Protection Training Programme, two Operational Management Training courses (OPM 1 and OPM 2) were conducted at the Danish Emergency Management Staff College in Snekkersten (close to Elsinore), Denmark. The first course took place from 01 to 06 May, 2016, and the second course took place from 26 June to 01 July, […]
Starting in April, 2016, two Advanced Training Courses (ADT) are being arranged as the final stage of the Civil Protection Training Programme within PPRD East 2. The courses are held at the Crisis Management Centre in Kuopio, Finland. The first course took place from 17 to 22 April 2016 and was reserved for participants who […]
The purpose of the exercise was to enhance inter-institutional, inter-ministerial and inter-agency cooperation with regard to requesting and managing foreign civil protection assistance in accordance to the EU Host Nation Support Guidelines.
On 15-16 March 2016, experts from the State Emergency Service and a number of other government services gathered in the Ukrainian Research Institute of Civil Protection for an exercise funded by the EU.
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 […]