Second Thematic Workshop on Climate Change & Pandemic Risks September 28, 2021 10:30 – 13:30 EET

On September 28, 2021, HEUREKA organized its second thematic workshop on Climate Change and Pandemic risks. LRI and EUC shared the organization of the workshop that was attended by more than 40 participants from the region. Case studies on climate change adaptation and COVID19 pandemic management were shared from different countries and lessons learned discussed…

First Thematic Workshop on Seismic Risk & Vulnerable Groups July 12, 2021 10:30 – 13:30 EET

This first thematic workshop was held in Al Bireh, Ramallah city, PSE  and in parallel Online via Zoom and was divided into two sessions, the first hosted by An Najah National University for project partners and stakeholders and the second hosted by the European University of Cyprus for National Civil Protection Authorities and international institutions. In the first sessions, overviews of Civil Protection Systems were presented for Palestine, Jordan and Lebanon as well as studies on seismic risks were shared and discussed

Symposium on Integrating Disaster Risk Management with Emergency Services and Defence to Reduce Avoidable Disaster Deaths December 10, 2021
4:30 PM – 9:30 PM EET

Description On the 10th of December 2021, the virtual Symposium on Integrating Disaster Risk Management with Emergency Services and Defence to Reduce Avoidable Disaster Deaths will be held. The aims of this symposium are: to understand the strategies, tactics and actions that the defense and emergency services undertake in collaboration with disaster management authorities and alike, to…

Cooperation for disaster preparedness and humanitarian operations in the Middle East and beyond

BackgroundClimate change is only one of many reasons why cooperation in emergency preparedness and response is crucial, if it is between organizations, between communities or across borders. But still, especially when political considerations contradict, the actual cooperation stays very limited. And when cooperation across borders takes place, the cooperation stays often on a more formal…