Activities

23.03.2022 to 24.03.2022
The 43.DPPI SEE Regional meeting took place on 23-24 March in Zagreb, Croatia. It was a hybrid event with 5 delegations being physically present in Zagreb and 5 delegations following the meeting online. The meeting was hosted by the Civil Protection Directorate of Republic of Croatia in their capacity of Chair in Office with DPPI SEE for 2022. Main focus of the 43.DPPI SEE Regional meeting was the elections of the staff in DPPI SEE Secretariat, Host Country Agreement updates, Annual Working Plan review with finalization of the Disaster Management Training Program for 2022 and shearing updates...
09.12.2021 to 10.12.2021
Under the chairmanship of DG Fire Safety and Civil Protection of Republic of Bulgaria the 42nd DPPI SEE Regional meeting has been completed this week. During the first day of the meeting the achievements in 2021 were presented in accordance to DPPI SEE Strategic Development Plan 2021-2025. Although a challenging year due to COVID-19, DPPI SEE succeed to the set objectives focusing on trainings, analytical work and project management. Main achievements in that context are the Cave Rescue Training in Slovenia, the first simulation exercise conducted with support of the Global Logistics Cluster...
22.11.2021
All major emergencies that happened in the context of South Eastern Europe in the last 10 years (Serbia/Bosnia and Herzegovina Floods, Refugee and Migrant Crisis, Earthquakes in Albania, Croatia and Turkey, COVID-19) have showed the importance of the logistics aspects in response operations. In 2021 DPPI SEE, the Global Logistics Cluster and the IFRC initiated discussions on the modalities how to better identify needs and gaps in knowledge in the member states on the topic of logistic preparedness. The result of that consultation process was designing LOGEX 2021 as a discussion based...
15.11.2021
Keeping up-to-date with online training techniques is essential in Covid times for DPII SEE. This is why together with Sphere we started the training in online facilitation techniques . At the end of Day one on 15.11 the 19 participants from Albania, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Serbia, Romania, Slovenia, Turkey, North Macedonia, Croatia and Bosnia Herzegovina were unanimous - they loved the virtual whiteboard! Looks like JamBoard will be getting some use in future Sphere facilitations in South Eastern Europe!
27.09.2021
This weekend we started with the Cave Rescue Training in Sezana, Slovenia. Total number of 17 participants representing 8 DPPI SEE member states are attending the training. The Cave Rescue Training is one of the traditional trainings that are running in our program in the last 10 years and is the first one this year that is organized with physical presence. Many thanks to the Administration for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief of Republic of Slovenia and their Cave Rescue Team for organizing the training. Image Gallery
14.04.2021 to 15.04.2021
For the second time in a row DPPI SEE had its regional meeting online due to COVID-19. The online environment enabled record number of participation during the meeting with over 60 attendants representing national governments, international organizations, research foundations, team leaders of relevant regional projects and universities. Under the chairmanship of Ministry of Interior of Republic of Bulgaria – DG Fire Safety and Civil Protection, the meeting was used to review the Annual Work Plan for 2021, the activities envisaged with our training program and the ongoing project that we are...
30.06.2020
This week under the framework of our annual training program we have initiated the SPHERE online training. Something that was originally planed as 5 day training course will now be completely online  and stretched in the next 4 weeks. The aim of the training is to spread the message on SPHERE humanitarian charter and minimum standards across the region and work on creation of a pool regional trainers. Total number of 22 participants representing civil protection authorities but also Red Cross are braking the ice in this new way of doing business. The...
10.03.2020 to 12.03.2020
Due to the current situation with COVID 19 the training has been postponed.
03.02.2020 to 07.02.2020
In cooperation with the World Bank, EU and UNDP, DPPI SEE hosted the regional training workshop on Post Disaster Needs Assessment in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) is a methodology designed to assist the affected communities in their recovery process. The idea behind the training was to familiarize the participants with the concept and with that to contribute to the processes of pre disaster recovery planning. DPPI SEE member states have already experienced the process of PDNA with the floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, floods in North...
21.11.2019 to 22.11.2019
During 21-22.11.2019 DPPI SEE held its 39th Regional meeting. The aim of this meeting was to review the Annual Work Plan for 2019, reflect on the results achieved and prepare for 2020. During the meeting the first concept of the Strategic Development Plan of DPPI SEE 2020-2024 was presented. The plan itself will be designed to enable stronger collaboration among the member states on various topics and creating partnerships. It is expected that by the end of 2019 this plan will be endorsed by the member states. Related to the next cycle of DPPI SEE Disaster Management Training Program, the...

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