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International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022

2022-10-13 kl. 10:18
13 October marks the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. This year, the focus is “Substantially increase the availability of and access to multi-hazard early warning systems and disaster risk information and assessments to people by 2030”. Early warning systems and preparedness can enable early action to minimize the harm to people, assets and livelihoods and within the PPRD East programme, our experts work to support our partners to strengthen and develop the basis for modern and functional Early Warning Systems. It is the focus for Work package G within the programme.

Civil Protection Forum, Brussels 28-29 June

2022-06-30 kl. 13:39
28 and 29 June, the 7th edition of the Civil Protection Forum was organised by the European Commission. It was the first forum after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Training of Trainers in Finland

2022-06-09 kl. 09:55
June 7 – 10 the PPRD East programme is hosting a Training of Trainers course in Kuopio, Finland. The course will strengthen the training knowledge in our partner countries and focus on theories of learning and applying them to practise, as well support the participants in developing skills related to the whole training cycle.

Interagency coordination workshops

2022-06-09 kl. 09:50
31 May-2 June, the PPRD East 3 Programme hosted workshops with focus on Interagency coordination for the establishment of effective national Early Warning Systems. The purpose of the workshops is to provide a solid institutional basis for an effective implementation of national EWS with an inter-agency and multi-stakeholder approach. Good practices of multi stakeholder approaches in Civil Protection were provided as conceptual basis for the practical activities.

Visit to Azerbaijan

2022-05-05 kl. 14:38
27-29 April, our Team Leader Peter Glerum travelled to Azerbaijan to visit our partner at the Ministry of Emergency and other important stakeholders. The purpose was to establish good relations for our future collaboration and to focus on practical possibilities for support from our side, based on the analysis of the current situation. “My overall view is that Azerbaijan has a huge capacity and a good staffing in the domain of emergency management. I was happy to receive confirmation of their full cooperation with the programme and the willingess to work together”, Peter says after his visit.

Field visit to Moldova

2022-04-28 kl. 15:53
18-19th April, PPRD East Team Leader Peter Glerum and technical experts Lorenzo Massuchieli and Matilde Sangalli visited our partners in Moldova.

Meet our new Team Leader

2022-03-14 kl. 10:48
Peter Glerum, the newly recruited Team Leader for PPRD East 3, has landed in Tbilisi, Georgia where he will be stationed for the remaining programme period.
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We are testing the capacities of civil protection systems, learning from the past and preparing for future events.

Follow the link to watch how we have adapted the method for Table top Exercises in order to fulfill our commitment to the programme, despite of COVID-19 restrictions.

Practical Guidelines for integrating gender, human rights and environmental issues in Disaster Risk Management

Practical Guidelines for integrating gender, human rights and environmental issues in Disaster Risk Management

The Guidelines build upon global standards and best practices and present practical advice on how to integrate gender, human rights and environment into nine thematic areas of the programme. Examples of thematic areas include, training and exercises, Multi-Risk Assessments, Early Warning Systems, Public awareness, volunteerism and Host Nation Support. The document has been produced in collaboration with the PPRD East 3 programme experts and partner countries’ organisations to enhance the quality and relevance of the guidance. The Guidelines was produced as an interactive online resource and is available in English and Russian.

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