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The last event under Disaster Management Training Program for 2022 was held in Podgorica, Montenegro on the topic of civil protection training centers. The workshop was held in the newly established civil protection training center and this was the first international event held there. Opening of the training center in Podgorica is yet another important achievement of the Protection and Rescue Directorate of Montenegro and the workshop was used to exchange on existing structures of similar nature in the other member states, programs that are taking place in their training centers and what are the modalities for collaboration between the various training centers.

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The objective of the seminar was to share practical examples on business continuity planning and critical infrastructure protection in context of disaster management. During the days of the seminar member states had valuable exchange on industrial accidents prevention and discussed options for future collaboration. Each country contributed by making a presentation to the seminar attended by representatives of 9 DPPI member  countries, including Türkiye. The opening speeches of the seminar were made by Ercan AKAR, İstanbul AFAD Provincial Director and Gökhan YILMAZ, Head of AFAD Presidency Risk Determination and Prevention Department. Country representatives also visited the İstanbul Provincial AFAD Training Center and a briefing on disaster education was made by the center director. During the visit the participants had the chance to see the earthquake simulator, observe a flood simulation and visit the rescue dogs training center.

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The 44th DPPI SEE Regional meeting was held in Dubrovnik, Croatia in the period 25-26 October 2022. This time the Regional meeting was held back to back with the high level panel on DRR financing and the workshop on the same topic. The regional meeting was used to review the implementation of the Annual Work Plan for 2022 and prepare for the activities in 2023. In relation to the annual training program, 2022 will be completed with total number of 12 events supported and with over 230 participants attending those events. In 2022 DPPI SEE continued the work on the Risk INFORM project implemented together with UNDRR Office for Europe and Central Asia. This year Romania has joined the project together with Albania, North Macedonia and Montenegro. On the research and analytics activities, there were 2 reports produced in 2022: one on drone flying operations and the second one on disaster recovery frameworks. Both of the report are capturing the findings from the member states.