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 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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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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3rd meeting of the Ukraine National Advisory Group

The third meeting of the Ukrainian National Advisory Group was organised on 8 November 2016 in Kyiv. Hosted by the PPRD East 2 key beneficiary in Ukraine, the State Emergency Service, and the EU Delegation to Ukraine, the objectives of the meeting were to provide an overview on the achievements of the PPRD East 2 […]

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3rd meeting of the Belarus National Advisory Group

The third meeting of the Belarus National Advisory Group was organised on 18 October in Minsk. Hosted by the PPRD East 2 key beneficiary in Belarus, the Ministry of Emergency Situations, and the EU Delegation to Belarus, the objectives of the 3rd meeting were to provide an overview on the achievements of the PPRD East […]

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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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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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Third International Conference in Armenia about media and Disaster Risk Reduction

When disaster strikes, can journalists make a difference? Mass media have a role to play in all phases of Disaster Risk Management: they can shape public opinion, they can influence Government decisions. They can also be key players in introducing the culture of prevention and safety. Public awareness is the cornerstone of any strategy aiming […]

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