Regional Partners

  • The European Union: The Union Civil Protection Mechanism is an initiative of the European Commission to constitute a framework for cooperation in disaster preparedness, prevention and response. The Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) operates within the European Commission Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operation (ECHO), and acts as a coordination hub to facilitate coherent European response during emergencies. http://ec.europa.eu/echo/what/civil-protection/mechanism_en
  • Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA): CDEMAprovides coordinated response to natural andhuman-induced hazards to CDEMA ParticipatingStates in the Caribbean Region. CDEMA alsosupports the building of disaster responsecapabilities, mobilizes and coordinates disasterrelief, provides comprehensive emergencyinformation and promotes disaster loss reduction. http://www.cdema.org/;
  • Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO): SCOis a regional international intergovernmentalorganization established by the Republic ofKazakhstan, the People’s Republic of China,the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation,the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic ofUzbekistan. In the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization MemberStates cooperate in the political, economic,cultural and humanitarian spheres, including thearea of prevention and liquidation of emergencysituations. http://sectsco.org/
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