The PPRD East 2 Steering Committee is the decision-making body of the Programme, composed of one senior level representative from each Partner County, one National Programme Coordinator who is the first contact point and permanent and active partner in the implementation of the Programme, and rep
According to Priority Action 2 of the Hyogo Framework for Action – “Identify, assess and monitor disaster risks and enhance early warning” – the starting point for reducing disaster risk and for promoting a culture of disaster resilience lies in the knowledge of the hazards and of the physical, s
Under the revised EU civil protection legislation, the Member States agreed that systematically collected, comparable and robust disaster damage and loss data are an essential element of the risk assessment and management processes.
In Europe, the catastrophic accident in the Italian town of Seveso in 1976 prompted the adoption of legislation on the prevention and control of major accidents involving dangerous substances. The so-called SEVESO Directive (Directive 82/501/EEC) was gradually amended in view of integrating: