Disaster Management Training Programme

27.06.2022 to 29.06.2022
DPPI SEE member states and DPPI SEE Secretariat were present at the EU Civil Protection Forum in Brussels, Belgium. During the warm up session held on the 27 June special attention was given to the Western Balkans by recognizing the efforts of Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina to become future members of UCPM. By the words of EU commissionaire Janez Lenarcic, the expansion of the UCPM with Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina is his top priority. During the panel session on the 29 June dedicated to success stories on international cooperation DPPI SEE Head of Secretariat had the honor to...
24.06.2022
As associated partner to the EU funded project LINKS, DPPI SEE member states participated at the workshop in Split, Croatia on the 24 June. The workshop had the following objectives: Exploring some of the products available in the Framework through the LINKS Community Center (LCC) and assess the usefulness of the LINKS products, especially of the online libraries revolving around technologies and guidelines; Fostering a dialogue on the effective uses of social media and crowd sourcing in all phases of disasters between different groups of practitioners; Sharing experiences and...
20.06.2022 to 22.06.2022
The training held in Belgrade was a continuation of the basic training on PDNA that was conducted in Sarajevo in February 2020. This time and thanks to the collaboration with the UNDP regional office in Istanbul, the training focused on building future trainers on PDNA in the region of SEE. A three-day training program included presentations as per the PDNA training modules, as well as interactive lectures, case studies, group exercises and practical analysis. The training informed designated civil protection representatives from the DPPI SEE member states about the advantages of applying...
20.06.2022 to 23.06.2022
DPPI SEE supported the participation of its member states at the biggest expo on firefighting and civil protection in Europe – INTERSCHUTZ 2022 in Hannover, Germany.
13.06.2022 to 17.06.2022
In 2020 Sphere Association and DPPI SEE initiated specific collaboration aimed at promoting the Sphere Handbook in the region of SEE by designing a suitable training program. After several basic courses on Sphere Handbook, delivered online due to COVID-19, finally we succeed to organize the first face to face Train of Trainers training in Tirana, Albania. By the end of the training 16 participants were produced as Sphere Handbook trainers. For the training we had balanced training audience with representatives from both the national civil protection authorities and the Red Cross societies,...
13.06.2022 to 17.06.2022
06.06.2022 to 07.06.2022
The 2nd event under the DPPI SEE annual training program for 2022 was dedicated to the topic of local disaster risk reduction plans/strategies and Make My City Resilient 2030. The event in Antalya was co-organized with AFAD and UNDRR office for Europe and Central Asia. During the event DPPI SEE member states had the opportunity to hear about the recent developments on the topic in Turkey and to present their own lessons from the process of designing local DRR strategies. During the second day we had the opportunity to learn more about MCR 2030 and hear real case studies from cities in...
27.05.2022 to 28.05.2022
Civil Protection Days are the largest event in Slovenia aimed at presenting the national civil protection system to the wider population and raising awareness about its importance and capabilities. These events are organized every two years by the Administration for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief of Republic of Slovenia and always in different city in the country. This time it was in the oldest Slovenian city, Ptuj. The program dedicated for foreign guests where all DPPI SEE member states participated included a round table discussion on the topic of the necessary requirements for a...
18.05.2022 to 19.05.2022
The Risk Assessment Workshop that happen in Belgrade this week, was the first event for 2022 under the Disaster Management Training Program. It was a contribution of the Ministry of Interior of Republic of Serbia – Sector for Emergency Management to the program itself with a goal to exchange updates and novelties on the topic. Despite the host country, disaster risk assessment experts from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia and Turkey had the possibility to present key elements of their national risk assessments and future plans. At the...
22.11.2021
All major emergencies that happened in the context of South Eastern Europe in the last 10 years (Serbia/Bosnia and Herzegovina Floods, Refugee and Migrant Crisis, Earthquakes in Albania, Croatia and Turkey, COVID-19) have showed the importance of the logistics aspects in response operations. In 2021 DPPI SEE, the Global Logistics Cluster and the IFRC initiated discussions on the modalities how to better identify needs and gaps in knowledge in the member states on the topic of logistic preparedness. The result of that consultation process was designing LOGEX 2021 as a discussion based...

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