05.07.2011 to 08.07.2011

The training was hosted by the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and co-organised in cooperation with the DPPI SEE, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Balkan Institute for Risk Assessment and Emergency Management (BIEM). The training course was organized within the framework of Regional Programme on Disaster Risk Reduction in South Eastern Europe, United Nations Development Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina, implemented in cooperation with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and European Commission, together with relevant partners from eight IPA funds beneficiaries in SEE (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey and Kosovo under UNSCR 1244/99). The event was attended by representatives of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia as well as by representative of Danish emergency management agency (DEMA).

05.06.2011 to 09.06.2011

The course was organised within the DPPI SEE/ Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CADRI)/ Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) DRR project (Phase II) and hosted by Croatian National Protection and Rescue Directorate. The course at the same time represented Croatian contribution to the DPPI SEE Disaster Management Training Programme 2011. The aim of the course was to strike a balance between presentation skills and other aspects of training course management, from the preparation of material to running exercises; and from training needs analysis to evaluation of training, including review of training events. The event was part of capacity development project supported by CADRI and MSB aimed at supporting the development of disaster risk reduction capacity at all levels

  • governments and organizations
  • in the South Eastern Europe region in order to improve their ability to better understand and manage the variety of disasters faced by the region.

The training course was attended by representatives of national emergency management authorities and Red Cross Societies of Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey.

02.04.2011 to 07.04.2011

Training Objectives  
The course intended to provide practical and theoretical training in  Disaster risk reduction. It was designed and run by group of experts  from DPPI states and international partner organizations, such as the  International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).   
Aim of the course  
The aim of the course was to support the development of disaster risk  reduction capacity at all levels within the South East European region  governments and organizations in order to improve their ability to  better understand and manage the variety of disasters the region faces  today. All participants of the course received a training certificate. Based on  their facilitation skills, some participants from the course were  selected to participate in a Training-of-Trainers in 2011 in Croatia to  become the main resources for DRR training in the region. In addition,  they were included in a pool of DRR expert database to be developed by  UNISDR for DPPI SEE.  
 Target Audience  
The candidates had to fulfill the following criteria: - Work in an organization engaged in the area of Disaster Risk Reduction - Minimum of 3 years experience in topics related to natural disasters - Fluency in English