Disaster Prevention and Preparedness Initiative for South Eastern Europe (DPPI SEE)

Name: Disaster Prevention and Preparedness Initiative for South Eastern Europe (DPPI SEE)
Organization Type: International
Organization Type comment:
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Address: Mis Irbina 14
Town: Sarajevo
Postal Code: 71000

Contact Person: Ivana Ljubojevic
Position of Contact Person: Head of the organization
Phone Number: +387(0)33 212 340
Fax Number: +387(0)33 212 340
Email: secretariat@dppi.info
Web : http://www.dppi.info

Thematic: DRR
Theme: Capacity Development Disaster Risk and Risk transfer Public and Private Partnership
Hazard: Avalanche Cold wave Drought Earthquake Epidemic & pandemic Flood Heat wave Landslide Nuclear, bacteriological and Chemical Storm Surge Technological Disasters Tsunami Wilde-fires Any
Last Update: 30/07/2014

Organization Description

The DPPI SEE attempts to:

-Strengthen good neighborly relations and stability through the exchange of information, lessons learnt and best practices in the field of disaster management
-Enhance cooperation between DPPI SEE Parties in view of the EU enlargement and the process of Euro – Atlantic integration for SEE countries.
-Support and encourage countries in the region to develop, adopt and/or enforce state-of-the-art disaster emergency legislation, environmental regulations and codes designed to prevent and mitigate disasters in line with guidelines and common practices accepted in the international community.
-Assist and encourage countries in the region to implement the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005 – 2015.
-Facilitate and encourage networking and coordination between SEE National emergency management authorities and other stakeholders and experts in the area of DRR via DPPI SEE to ensure and accelerate the strengthening of their capacities in preparedness for all kinds of disasters, mainly through capacity building on DRR by identifying key issues, exchange of experiences and good practices through trainings and other projects activities.