Activities

03.04.2013 to 05.04.2013
Background  Disasters affect the development all around the world and this makes disaster management one of the most important topics of the governments all over the globe. Between 2002 and 2011, there were 4.309 disasters recorded, resulting from natural hazards around the world where 1.124.854 people perished and a minimum of 1.313 billion USD was recorded in losses. In the year 2011 alone, 365 disasters claimed 33.760 lives; affected 206 million people and inflicted damages worth an estimated 366 billion USD.  In order to manage the disasters effectively at all phases from...
13.12.2012 to 14.12.2012
This training was Republic of Turkey’s contribution to the Disaster Management Training Programme for 2012 within the scope of DPPI SEE DMTP Annual Work Plan and was hosted by Prime Ministry, Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD). Background: The literal meaning of “psycho-social" is the dynamic relationship of psychological and social impacts which continuously interact with each other. On the other hand, this term can be defined as a body of multi-disciplinary services provided at every phase of the disaster cycle and entailing disaster psycho-social support; the...
27.11.2012 to 28.11.2012
The workshop was Bulgarian contribution to the Disaster Management Training Project for 2012 of the Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South Eastern Europe and was organized by Fire Safety and Civil Protection Chief Directorate, Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Bulgaria. The workshop was held in Sofia on 27 and 28 November 2012 in Vitosha Park Hotel, 1 Rosario str. (http://www.vitoshaparkhotel.com/) The aim of the workshop was to share experiences and best practices and to provoke discussions on the ways for enhancing the role of volunteers and voluntary units...
13.11.2012 to 14.11.2012
XXV DPPI SEE Regional Meeting was held on 13 - 14 November 2012 in Sarajevo, the seat of DPPI SEE Secretariat and was hosted/ organized by the DPPI SEE Secretariat in close cooperation with Bulgaria, the DPPI SEE Chair-in-Office 2012. As per usual practice, the Agenda of the meeting covered a variety of subjects, including a number of internal institutional issues of importance for undeterred future functioning of the DPPI SEE. In the course of the two-day meeting the following sessions were convened: DMTP Steering Group session The session included discussions on the DPPI SEE Disaster...
25.10.2012 to 27.10.2012
The three-day conference covered a variety of subjects such as, and inter alia, Environmental Safety, Technologies and Equipment for environmental assessment and protection, Emergency situations and disaster management, Environmental impact assessment and sustainable development, Environmental health, etc. Following numerous presentations delivered by a number of speakers, both national and international, on Day I and II of the conference, a field trip with the working title “Awareness and preparedness for emergencies at local level” was organized on Day III of the conference whereby the...
20.10.2012 to 26.10.2012
The refresher training for firefighters of Montenegro was hosted and organized by the National Protection and Rescue Directorate of the Republic of Croatia and co-organized by the Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South Eastern Europe (DPPI SEE) from 21 to 26 October 2012 in the Firefighting Operations Centre Divulje near Split as the second of two refresher trainings with respect to wildfires management (the first refresher training was organized for firefighters of Bosnia and Herzegovina in May 2012).
10.10.2012 to 11.10.2012
The seminar was hosted and organized by the Sector for Emergency Management of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia and co-organized with the Danish Emergency Management Agency (DEMA). The seminar represented Serbian contribution to the DPPI SEE Disaster Management Training Programme 2012. The aim of the seminar was to exchange and share knowledge and experiences regarding open land and forest fires management in the countries of the South Eastern Europe. Representatives of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia participated in...
24.09.2012 to 28.09.2012
The seminar was hosted and organised by the Protection and Rescue Directorate of Macedonia and represented Macedonian contribution to the DPPI SEE Disaster Management Programme 2012.   The aim of the training was to gain theoretical knowledge and basic practical skills in the field of using GIS and other computer simulation tools for planning protection and rescue operations.The training therefore improved the participants’ knowledge of basic skills and techniques of using GIS and other computer simulation tools for planning protection and rescue operations.  
15.09.2012 to 23.09.2012
This training was hosted and organised by the Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief. The venue of the training was the Training Centre for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief, Unit Sežana (TC), Slovenia. The training represented Slovenian contribution to the DPPI SEE Disaster Management Programme 2012. Training objectives During the 8-day training there were 80 hours of various lessons, which took form of lectures, short demonstrations and practical work in smaller caves for consolidation of knowledge and bigger final exercise of the cave...
02.09.2012 to 07.09.2012
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 venue of the training was the Training Centre for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief in Ig near Ljubljana (Slovenia). The training represented Slovenian contribution to the DPPI SEE Disaster Management Programme 2012. Training objectives   At the training the participants gained theoretical knowledge and basic practical skills in the field of fire extinguishing, known as hot fire/...

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