Disaster Management Training Programme

05.10.2015 to 07.10.2015
The aim of the workshop hosted by AFAD’s Legal Consultancy Department was to encourage competent legal experts of the DPPI SEE member countries to exchange information with regard to their national disaster management frameworks and brainstorm constructive recommendations through assessment of the following:  Strengths and weaknesses of the existing legal frameworks  Legal analysis (if any) of regulations governing the areas such as early warning, environmental management, risk insurance, humanitarian aid, human rights, women and vulnerable groups in disasters...
12.09.2015 to 20.09.2015
The training was co-organised by the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief (ACPDR) and supported by the Republic Administration of Civil Protection of the Republic of Srpska, Cave rescue unit-Ponir, Cave Rescue Service of the Republic of Slovenia (CRSS), as well as by the Mountain Rescue Service of Serbia (MRSS), Commission for Rescue in Vertical Conditions) and Croatian Mountain Rescue Service (HGSS). The programme is primarily aimed at volunteer speleologists of caving clubs, fire-fighters...
07.09.2015 to 09.09.2015
Threats and dangers that Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) materials pose are a challenging issue to be handled by all countries. CBRN substances can be deliberately and accidently released to the environment. Moreover, political disturbances and developing industrial activities increase the risk of release of those substances. CBRN incidents can result in economic, political and social losses at national and global level and can cause severe permanent damage to environment and human health. The event, hosted by the Republic of Turkey, Prime Ministry Disaster and...
24.08.2015 to 28.08.2015
Following the success of the 2014 Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) for Teachers course, Croatia once again contributed to the DPPI SEE Disaster Management Training Programme with a follow-up 2015 course on the same subject. The course was prepared and hosted by the Croatian National Protection and Rescue Directorate (NPRD).   DRR for Teachers Course was attended by 14 participants from 8 DPPI SEE member states (Albania, Bosna and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and, Slovenia) and with facilitation from Croatia (6 facilitators from NPRD, UNICEF and Croatian...
23.08.2015 to 28.08.2015
This training was hosted and organised by the Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief and supported by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency. The training represents Slovenian contribution to the DPPI SEE Disaster Management Training Programme for 2015.   The training aimed to provide the participants with theoretical knowledge and basic practical skills in the field of fire extinguishing known as hot fire/flashover training, while also improving their existing knowledge of basic skills and techniques of fire-fighting and basic...
21.05.2015 to 22.05.2015
The seminar on “International Cooperation in Case of Emergencies – Host Nation Support”, hosted by the Sector for Emergency Management of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia, represents Serbian contribution to the DPPI SEE Disaster Management Training Programme for 2015.   In recent years the region of the South Eastern Europe has witnessed a major growth in the scale and frequency of natural disasters which from the onset emphasized the importance of a rapid and effective response, including of a well-coordinated reception of requested international...
24.03.2015 to 25.03.2015
The seminar was hosted and organised by the Directorate for Emergency Management of the Ministry of Interior of Montenegro. The seminar aimed to provide an opportunity for exchange of experiences and best practices among experts from the DPPI SEE Parties state institutions with roles and responsibilities in drafting and/or implementing laws and regulations governing the transport of dangerous goods by road in their respective countries, including in the implementation of relevant control mechanisms to prevent accidents and damage to persons, property and environment.  Topics...
18.02.2015 to 20.02.2015
The seminar was hosted and organised by the Sector for Emergency Management of the Ministry of Interior of Serbia. he overall aim of the seminar was to provide an opportunity for the DPPI SEE Parties to exchange experiences of their respective countries in planning of an organized local authority response to floods, flash floods and earthquakes, knowing the first impact of disasters was always at the local level. Views and opinions were also shared as regards the required level of training and equipment necessary for local-level stakeholders and responders, including that for competent...
16.12.2014
The “Conference – Establishment of the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction” was Montenegrin contribution to the DPPI SEE Disaster Management Training Programme (DMTP) and was hosted by the Directorate for Emergency Management of the Ministry of Interior of Montenegro and co-organised by UNISDR Europe Region Office. The aim of the event was to establish the National Platform for disaster risk reduction in cooperation with other relevant state ministries, agencies and administrations and local authorities, and with the presence of the DPPI SEE member countries and international...
08.12.2014 to 12.12.2014
​Most of the world's population now lives in cities, with the majority living in cities of less than 500.000 people. Cities are increasingly the scenes of humanitarian crises, and this trend is likely to continue. Recent major emergencies in the region of SEE have highlighted the particular and increasing vulnerability of urban areas to disasters. Due to the floods among other consequences, water supply systems have been damaged and totally interrupted in some municipalities. In the immediate aftermath of the flooding the access to clean and safe water was hindered and threat of water-borne...

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