Civil protection: Jordanian delegation visits European centres

May 9, 2016
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Following a request from Jordanian authorities, a delegation of high officials from the Jordan Civil Defence and the newly established National Centre for Security and Crisis Management (NCSCM) conducted a study visit to three European risk and crisis management centres in the framework of the EU-funded PPRD SOUTH II (Prevention, Preparedness, and Response to natural and man-made Disasters) programme.
The Jordanian delegation visited the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Risk Simulation (CESIR) in Valabre, France, the Italian risk and crisis management structure in Rome and the regional disaster and crisis management system for Paris area.
PPRD South II (Prevention, Preparedness, and Response to natural and man-made Disasters) is a three-year programme with a €5 million budget which aims at raising national resilience of southern Mediterranean partner countries (targeted by the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP)) affected by a natural or man-made disaster, mainly through risk reduction (prevention, mitigation, public awareness) and preparedness (capacity building, contingency planning), including better cooperation at the international level. (EU Neighbourhood Info)
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  • Jordan
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