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.

Host Nation Support (HNS) Table-Top Exercise in Moldova

One of the key elements of the PPRD East 2 Programme is the enhancement of Host Nation Support (HNS) arrangements in Partner Countries. Experience from recent disasters, including the forest fires in Georgia 2017, demonstrated that pre-planned arrangements by the disaster stricken country for the reception and employment of incoming assistance contribute greatly to the […]

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EU trains with Armenian authorities how to receive foreign aid efficiently in case of a major disaster

In a disaster relief situation, how do national authorities negotiate and deal with international actors to maximise the response impact? A two-day simulation exercise took place in Yerevan on 17-18 May. It was conducted as part of the EU funded “Programme on Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Eastern Partnership […]

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National Table-Top Exercise on Host Nation Support

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 […]

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Based on the experience from conducting the first Host Nation Support Table-Top Exercise Host Nation Support Table-Top Exercise in Moldova, similar exercises will be conducted in the remaining five Partner Countries with the following schedule: February 23-25, 2016: TTX1 B  Azerbaijan March 15-17, 2016, TTX1 C  Ukraine March 29-31, 2016, TTX1 D  Belarus April 5-7, […]

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One of the key elements of the PPRD East 2 Programme is the enhancement of Host Nation Support (HNS) arrangements in Partner Countries. Experience from recent disasters, including the floods in Serbia and Bosnia & Herzegovina in May 2014, demonstrated that pre-planned arrangements by the disaster stricken country for the reception and employment of incoming […]

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