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European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

Increasing Preparedness Capacities across the Mediterranean 2 (IPCAM 2)

Area of activity/subject: cross border civil protection cooperation regarding interoperability and preparedness for, direct response to and reducing impacts of natural and man-made disasters

Summary of the project: Building upon the achievements of IPCAM 1 project (2015-2016), IPCAM 2 will further support actions undertaken by the Tunisian National Civil Protection Office to improve disaster preparedness arrangements at local, national and cross-border level. These include the development of:

  • more functional interinstitutional arrangements and coordination mechanisms between national disaster response actors
  • ONPC capacities for information exchange, risk monitoring and decision-support
  • the integration between Tunisian civil protection volunteer associations, ONPC and the population
  • the collaboration between the 4 partner civil protection authorities and the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.


Italian Civil Protection Department (DPC)

Via Ulpiano 11 - 00193 Rome,

Project coordinators

  • German Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK) – Germany -
  • German Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) – Germany -
  • National Civil Protection Office (ONPC) – Tunisia -

Presentation at the kick off meeting.