Programme on Prevention, Preparedness and Response to man-made and natural Disasters in the ENPI East Region (PPRD East) is an Eastern Partnership Flagship Initiative.
THE PROGRAMME IS FINANCED BY THE European Union general description
Budget: 6 million EUR Programme life span: 2010–2014
PROGRAMME PROFILE Overall objective: To contribute to the peace, stability, security and prosperity of the Eastern Partner Countries and to protect the environment, the population, the cultural heritage, the resources and the infrastructures of the region by strengthening the Partner Countries’ resilience, prevention, preparedness and response to man-made and disasters caused by natural hazards. Purpose: •To contribute to the development of the Partner Countries’ civil protection capacities for disaster prevention, preparedness and response through regional cooperation. •To bring the Partner Countries progressively closer to the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and improve their bilateral and regional cooperation.
Key partners: Civil Protection/Disaster Management authorities of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine
Other stakeholders: State institutions involved in civil protection and disaster management, national and international NGOs, mass media, academic community, wide public.