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 the national Inter-institutional Flood Risk Management Working Group (WG) of Moldova was held on 22 March 2017 in Chisinau. The working group is led by the Ministry of Environment and supported by the PPRD East 2 Programme. The organisations that compose the WG are: Civil Protection and Exceptional Situations Service, Ministry of Regional Development and […]

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The aim of this document is to provide guidelines and references for approaching the implementation of the EU Floods Directive 2007/60/EC1 for PPRD East2 six partner countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. In particular, the operational description of the different phases of the EU Floods Directive are reported and shown with the aid of some experiences of European Community Member States. These Guidelines are related to Activity area A.1 of PPRD East2 programme capacity building for the implementation of the EU Floods Directive and for addressing flood prevention. The document also summarizes the current status of practices in the area of flood risk management and the approximation to the EU Floods Directive (EUFD) in six partner countries as better described in the county profiles.

On 15-17 September 2015 in Minsk, Belarus the Regional Workshop on “Policy and Institutional Development for Flood Risk Management and Approximation to EU Floods Directive“ was held with the objective to familiarize with the EU Floods Directive requirements, the EU Member States approach, and to understand the benefits of adopting a flood management policy in […]

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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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