Disaster Management Training Programme

30.10.2019 to 31.10.2019
This seminar was Serbian contribution to DPPI SEE Disaster Management Training Programme for 2019 and as such it is the last event in the year. Organized by the Sector for Emergency Management of the Ministry of Interior of Republic of Serbia, the overall aim of the seminar was to exchange experiences and lessons learned between DPPI SEE participating states on the topic of Planning of protection and rescue activities in emergency situations - elaboration of National plans. Discussions during the seminar covered topics such as development of risk assessments, national emergency plans and...
21.10.2019 to 25.10.2019
06.10.2019 to 11.10.2019
Disasters and complex emergencies often result in significant environmental impacts. Therefore, a key element of emergency response is the rapid identification and mitigation of environmental risks. The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) / United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Joint Environment Unit (JEU) was established in 1994 to coordinate international response to environmental emergencies whenever international assistance is requested by affected countries. The JEU can deploy environmental experts and equipment, conduct...
22.09.2019 to 27.09.2019
This week 16 firefighters representing 9 DPPI SEE member states are in Ig, Slovenia for the Basic Hot Fire training as part of the annual contribution of the Administration for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief of Republic of Slovenia to this year DPPI SEE training program. This training is aimed to improve the participants’ basic knowledge and techniques of fire-fighting and basic operational procedures for indoor fires. The course was also designed to raise awareness on procedures and practices of fire development and behavior in different scenarios.During the week the participants...
16.09.2019
This week UNDRR office in Bonn is organizing training workshop on Sendai Framework Monitoring and Disaster Loss Databases. This is the 2nd time since last year that UNDRR is organizing such events aimed to build capacities of partners for the process of Sendai Monitoring. On both occasions, last year and this week, DPPI SEE has supported the workshops with sending representatives from the member states. This time experts from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Macedonia and Serbia are present in Bonn to learn and liaise with their colleagues across the globe...
14.06.2019
This week under the framework of IPA DRAM workshop on one of the program results was organized in Rome. The Electronic Regional Risk Atlas was presented during the workshop enabling the participants to test its capabilities through series of practical exercises. Despite IPA DRAM beneficiary countries, who are in the same time DPPI SEE member states, participants from Bulgaria and Romania also followed the workshop and contributed to its final outcome. There is an ongoing consultation process towards continuation of this particular activity under DPPI...
05.06.2019 to 06.06.2019
DPPI SEE Head of Secretariat participated at the 2nd Leadership Meeting of the Southeastern European National Red Cross Red Crescent Societies that was held in Sofia during 04-05.06.2019.  The Leadership Meeting promotes cooperation between Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies in the region of Southeastern Europe, and in particular strives to enhance the quality and effectiveness of coordinated disaster and crisis preparedness and response. During the meeting the concept Neighbors Help First was discussed with specific actions that will be taken in the next period. DPPI...
27.05.2019
Envisaged with the DPPI SEE Annual Work Plan for 2019, Project Development Working Group had its first meeting on the 27.05 in Zagreb, Croatia. The meeting was used to  identify the scope of the working group and decide upon the working methodology that will be used. 17 participants in total from all DPPI SEE member states contributed to the meeting sending clear message that project development is something that can bring closer the member states and enhance working relations. By having both EU and non EU member states within DPPI SEE, the working...
15.05.2019 to 16.05.2019
Last week representatives from DPPI SEE member states had the opportunity to participate at the Seminar on the application of the SEVESO III Directive for underground storage of natural gas in Sibiu, Romania. The event organized by the Romanian General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations and under the auspices of their Presidency with the Council of the European Union. Topics on underground storage and distribution of natural gas, production and storage of biogas and LNG-bunkering, storage and distribution were covered. At the second day of the seminar the participants visited...
15.05.2019
This week DPPI SEE Head of Secretariat is joining over 3500 delegates from 150 countries at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Geneva, Switzerland. The aim of the meeting is to assess the progress on Sendai Framework implementation. During the meeting the Global Assessment Report for 2019 was launched describing the state of risk across the globe highlighting what's new, spotting emerging trends, reveling disturbing patterns, examining behavior and presenting progress in reducing risks. All DPPI SEE member states are participating at the  event showing their grate...

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