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 different methodologies used for that process, as well as experiences in designing and activating protection and rescue structures and units.

 

 

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 SEE when IPA DRAM ends in November 2019. As a tool the Electronic Regional Risk Atlas creates opportunities for enhanced regional cooperation in several areas like risk assessment and risk mapping, development of risk scenarios with trans boundary effects and by connection to existing historical global data sets it gives us overview of past events. Back to back to the ERRA workshop the Steering committee of IPA DRAM had its session where overview of overall program was given and future activities presented.

 

 

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 ROMGAZ Information and documentation center in Medias and observed practical implementation of SEVESO III. 
 
 
 
15.04.2019 to 17.04.2019

The Seminar was Serbian contribution to the Disaster Management Training Programme for 2019 within the activities of Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South Eastern Europe (DPPI SEE) and was organized by the Sector for Emergency Management of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia.

The overall aim of the Seminar was to exchange experiences and lessons learned between DPPI SEE participating states on the emergency evacuation plans and roles and readiness of firefighters and first responders in case of emergencies. Discussions covered topics on adequate response, planning, preparation and coordination on emergency evacuation based on case studies and real time operations. 

Target audience included civil protection/emergency management experts from all DPPI SEE member states and the host responsible for planning procedures, coordination and first response in case of emergency evacuation.

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13.03.2019

DPPI SEE and IPA DRAM partner countries came to Ljubljana this week to discuss the possibility for sustainability of results upon the end of IPA DRAM in November 2019. IPA DRAM has identified five main areas in which the programme results can be sustained and at the same time contribute to the strengthening of DPPI SEE. Those five areas are:

  1. Hosting and maintenance of a regional Electronic Risk Atlas
  2. Updating and upgrading the South Eastern Europe Knowledge Management System (SEEKMS)
  3. Hosting and maintenance of regional DesInventar/Sendai for collection of disaster loss data and Sendai reporting;
  4. Facilitation of hazard-specific regional working groups established by IPA DRAM on seismic risks, floods and wild fires;
  5. Building on IPA DRAM successful capacity building methods (exchange of experts, cross-border learing and support) and the support of a regional pool of experts.

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05.03.2019 to 06.03.2019

During 05-06.03.2019 DPPI SEE Secretariat hosted the first event from the annual Disaster Management Training Program in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Together with UNISDR Europe office, training workshop has been conducted on Sendai Framework Monitoring process. Total number of 17 participants from all DPPI SEE member states had the opportunity to learn about the recent developments related with Sendai Framework Monitoring process, to exchange on their national experiences and to practice some of the online training tools available for Sendai Framework Monitoring. Detailed report on the workshop together with all the presentations from the training workshop will be uploaded on our web page in the following days. DPPI SEE Secretariat express its gratitude to the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sector for rescue and protection for their support in organizing this event. 

22.06.2018 to 23.06.2018

The event was part of this year Republic of Macedonia contribution to the Disaster Management Training Programme  of DPPI SEE and was organized by the Protection and Rescue Directorate of the Republic of Macedonia and the Private Medical Centre Adzi Badem Sistina in Skopje.

The objective of the event was to share knowledge among DPPI SEE member states about hospital emergency preparedness in cases of earthquakes and promote public private partnerships in the area of disaster risk management. DPPI SEE members states had the opportunity to observe one day practical exercise for patient evacuation after an earthquake at the Private Medical Centre Adzi Badem Sistina in Skopje.

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17.05.2018 to 18.05.2018

Based on the invitation from the General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations (GIES) to the Member States of Disaster Pareparedness and Prevention Initiative for South Eastern Europe (DPPI SEE), representatives of DPPI SEE together with a delegation of GIES attended the International Conference on Environmental Legislation, Safety Engineering and Disaster Management - ELSEDIMA, in Cluj Napoca, 17-18 May 2018.

This activity represented Romania's contribution to 2018 Disaster Management Training Program under DPPI SEE, attended by 11 representatives from Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania and Head of the DPPI SEE Secretariat .

The conference aimed to create and develop a relevant dialogue, focusing on population involvement, risk awareness and communication, the need to create and develop a network of experts and organizations at national and local level to be integrated into the international flow.

GIES leadership has been represented by First Deputy General...

12.04.2018 to 13.04.2018
The Seminar on “Intervention on the occurrence of accidents and fires in tunnels, roads and railway traffic“ which will be held in Belgrade, Serbia on 12-13 April 2018. The Seminar is a Serbian contribution to the Disaster Management Training Programme for 2018 within the activities of Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South Eastern Europe (DPPI SEE) and is organized by the Sector for Emergency Management of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia.
The overall aim of the Seminar is to exchange experiences and lessons learned between DPPI SEE participating states on the role and readiness of firefighters and first responders in case of emergencies in roads and railway tunnels accidents. Discussions will cover topics on adequate response, successful activities during interventions in disaster relief, communication and coordination of all agencies responding to incident, command and coordination of different services, procedures in responding, importance of joint exercises and other issues concerning mass casualty accidents in tunnels in road and rail transportation.
 
22.02.2018 to 23.02.2018

 

 

The Conference on forest fires prevention and preparedness was heldon 22-23 February 2018 in Podgorica (Montenegro). Conference was organised within the DPPI SEE Disaster Management Training Programme (DMTP) and represents Montenegrin contribution to the Programme for the year 2018. The Conference was host by the Ministry of Interior – Directorate for Emergency Management of Montenegro, and co-organised with the National Protection and Rescue Directorate of the Republic of Croatia.

 

The main objective of the conference was to provide a platform for an exchange of information on best practices, experiences and lessons learnt of the DPPI SEE member countries and wide, relating to the prevention, preparedness and response in case of forest fires. The conference represented the reflection on forest fires which were affected the Mediterranean region during the summer period 2017.

 

The target audience was directors-general/Heads of the National emergency management/civil protection...

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