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.

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

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

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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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