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.

3rd meeting of the PPRD East 2 Steering Committee

Third Steering Committee (SC) meeting was held on 2 February 2017 in Brussels. Achievements of the Programme in 2016 as well as the activities planned to be implemented till the end of the Programme (November 2018) were discussed at the meeting. Special attention was put on the preparation of the full-scale field exercise EU MOLDEX […]

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3rd meeting of National Programme Coordinators

The National Programme Coordinators (NPC) met for the third time on 1 February 2017 in Brussels. At the meeting,  achievements of the Programme in 2016 as well as the activities planned to be implemented till the end of the Programme (November 2018) were discussed. Special focus will be put on the preparation of the full-scale […]

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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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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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Disaster Risk Assessment Regional Workshop

The Disaster Risk Assessment (DRA) Regional Workshop has been organised on 21-22 September 2016 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The objective of the workshop was to clarify the general and specific objectives of disaster risk assessment activities in Partner Countries and initiate the active work in a collaborative manner. Participants have been presented with the EU DRA Guidelines, […]

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All Partner Countries were represented at a visit to the Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) within the premises of DG ECHO, and received a briefing by Mr Juha Auvinen on the functions of the centre. The following morning, all Partner Countries participated in the High Level Round Table, together with representatives of PPRD South Partner […]

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