Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South Eastern Europe

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.  

08.03.2012 to 09.03.2012

This seminar was hosted and organized by the Republic of Turkey Prime Minister's Office Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency as a Turkish contribution to the DPPI SEE Disaster Management Programme 2012.

Seminar Objectives

In this seminar, experts and field practitioners from governmental and nongovernmental organizations and academicians having different backgrounds from South Eastern European countries were brought together to share ideas and experiences. The purpose of this seminar was to reveal previous disaster training activities and projects at national and international level to set examples for future training organizations especially for vulnerable groups. Moreover, the seminar provided opportunity to discuss advantages and disadvantages of the methods of the trainings aiming to reach different vulnerable groups and elaborate upon ways to eliminate these disadvantages. Also, the seminar raised awareness of experts who worked for foreign regions with different levels of socio-cultural structures.

Target Audience
The seminar tartgeted experts and professionals specialized in the field of disaster training from DPPI SEE Parties and was attended by representatives of Albania, Bosnia and...