Regional Workshop for Journalists Covering Emergency Situations was Held in Lviv, Ukraine

November 11-15, Regional Workshop for journalists covering emergency situations was held by PPRD East Programme at the Lviv State University of Life Safety. Representatives of press services of PPRD East Programme main beneficiaries, leading journalists from national media of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine and representatives of the Lviv State University of Life Safety  took part in it.


During the workshop, participants shared their experiences covering emergencies and discussed the role of the media in the prevention and response on emergency situation. The PPRD East Guide for journalists covering emergency situations and the bi-lingual Eng-Rus/Rus-Eng Phrasebook of service 112 was discussed and endorsed.

Training included lectures and workshops on the psychology of emergency behavior, terms of use of fire extinguishers, first aid in emergencies, rules of conduct in emergency situations with discharge of toxic and hazardous substances conducted by university teachers.  


At the end of the seminar participants were awarded with certificates by Taras Rak, pro-rector of the Lviv State University of Life Safety, and Volodymyr Kuznietsov, PPRD East Key Expert.

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Short video 


List of participants

PPRD East Guide for Journalists

Phrasebook 112

Event report