The members of National Advisory Group met in Baku


November 21st, 2013 the Second National Advisory Group meeting took place in Azerbaijan. The event was attended by Mr. Rafail Musayev, Head of the Early Warning System Department of the, Мr. Jeyhun Isgandarli, Senior Advisor, International Relations Department, MES of Azerbaijan, National Coordinator for PPRD East Program in Azerbaijan, Mr. Sergej Anagnosti, the Team leader of PPRD East Programme, representatives of the departments of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan and other stakeholder institutions.


Sergej Anagnosti, Volodymyr Kuznietsov, key expert on communications,   and Halina Kovalchuk, senior non-key GIS expert outlined the main achievements of the PPRD East Program since the previous NAG meeting.


PPRD experts’ team presented a methodology for vulnerability assessment and risk mapping, which is used in the PPRD, electronic regional risk atlas (ERRA) for Azerbaijan and the institutional and legal framework analyses recommendations. Also all the participants were offered a presentations on raising awareness in the area of civil protection and international experience on how volunteers can provide support to the emergency services before, during and after emergencies.



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