On November 29, 2016 a seminar on the introduction of the School Disaster Management Guidelines for Armavir Marz Education Institutions was conducted in Armavir Marz.
It is carried out by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Disaster Risk Reduction National Platform Foundation within the frame of programme “Ensuring children’s safety through building resilience of communities and education institutions”. It was funded by the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) and UNICEF.
On November 25-26, 2016 with the RA Ministry of Emergency Situations’ initiative and the financial support of the UN Development Programme the “Host Nation Support” inter-agency working group second meeting was held, which was the continuation of the “Host Nation Support” inter-agency working group first meeting, held on November 8-10.
Information about the first meeting You can see by clicking here: arnap.am.
The main objective of the training was through simulation drills identify the issues and legislative gaps, which take place in operations of Ministries and Agencies, related to the “Civil Aviation Airports action and cooperation with RA State Agencies in Emergencies” procedure implementation.
On October 24, 2016 Tavush resilience Forum was organized by Oxfam and OxYgen foundation within Tavush Regional Administration.
The forum was aimed at facilitating efforts of all stakeholders to build resilient communities in Tavush marz.
The first resilience forum was implemented in the frame of ”Supporting Community Resilience in the South Caucasus” programme funded by European Commission under DG European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Programme (DG ECHO).
The forum was attended by the representatives from government, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, private sector, mass media, and academic institutions.
On November 22, a training on the introduction of the Education institutions Disaster Management Guidelines for Dilijan city Education Institutions was conducted in Dilijan.
The seminar was organized by Dilijan Municipality, RA MES Regional Rescue service, UN Development Programme, World Bank, DRR National Platform Foundation, RA MES Crisis Management State Academy, Dilijan DRR Community Platform and ”LORE” rescue team specialists in the frame of ”Risk Informed Urban Development” programme implemented by UNDP Regional Office and funded by ”Catalytic fund”.
On November 19-20 a working meeting for “Education Sector Disaster Risk Management Plan Concept” development took place in Tsakhkadzor in the framework of “Ensuring children’s safety through building resilience of communities and education institutions” project implemented by Disaster Risk Reduction National Platform / ARNAP Foundation in the frame of “Advancing national and local efforts to reduce disaster risk to children South Caucasus and Central Asia” programme funded by the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department under the Disaster Preparedness Programme (DIPECHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).