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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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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Inaugural meeting of the Working Group on Raising Awareness about Disasters of Moldova

Country’s ability to effectively raise awareness, and to communicate about existing natural hazards, and disaster risks, about the ways to prevent and mitigate them, how to prepare to respond to disasters, and how to deal with their consequences is one of the key and crucial preconditions for the overall success of disaster risk reduction (DRR) […]

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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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First Inter-Ministerial Working Group meeting on Disaster Loss Data in Moldova

Systematic collection and recording of Disaster Loss Data (DLD) is an essential practice for documenting trends and spatial distribution of disaster impacts, for communicating aggregate statistics and for disaster forensics and risk modelling. The establishment of standardized loss database at national level allows the harmonization of the loss data and will provide a clear reference […]

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