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.
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.