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European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations
Proyecto

Alliance For Disaster Risk Reduction (ALTER)

Area of activity/subject: Dams’ Failure & Floods

Summary of the project: ALTER project aims to create public private sectors’ partnerships to increase resilience in Armenia. Focus is on areas facing flood risks originating in earthquakes that can cause dams’ failure. The alliances will be founded on transfer of methods, tools, knowhow and experience from Union Civil Protection Mechanism countries to Armenian partners, as well as to the Armenian government and key stakeholders. Synergies with past and existing initiatives in Armenia will be established for long term sustainable results. Increased resilience of selected local communities will be served through raising awareness campaigns, pilot interventions, training activities and small scale exercises.

Beneficiary

National Observatory of Athens (NOA)
Lofos Nymphon
Thissio, PO Box 20048
11810, Athens
Hellas
Τel. +30 2103490000
Fax +302103490120
http://www.noa.gr

Project coordinators

European University Cyprus – Cyprus
http://www.euc.ac.cy/

Center for Defence and Security – Bulgaria
http://www.cnsdr.bas.bg/index.php/en/

American University of Armenia – Armenia
https://aua.am/

National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Armenia – Armenia
http://www.arnap.am/?lang=en

Presentation at the kick off meeting