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European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

Strengthening coordinated response in Armenia and Georgia through improved Red Cross organisational emergency preparedness (EmPrep)

Area of activity/subject: Emergency preparedness

Summary of the project: The objective of EmPrep is to increase the interoperability and capacity of the Armenian and Georgian emergency management sectors to adequately and effectively prepare for and respond to emergency events, both within national boundaries and across the South Caucasus region. By strengthening and consolidating the organizational preparedness measures and actions ARCS and GRCS are actively contributing to the nations' ability to

prepare for and respond to disasters in a coordinated, timely and effective manner, reducing the impact of these events on vulnerable people.The target group of the project includes emergency management stakeholders from public authorities and other CSOs at national level in Armenia and Georgia; Red Cross personnel supporting emergency management operations and PSS and finally; local population receiving increased awareness and readiness in case of emergency.


Danish Red Cross (DRC)

Blegdamsvej 27
DK-2100 Copenhagen O

Project coordinators

Presentation at the kick off meeting