Start of EU project CapaCities

On the 1st of January 2018 the CapaCities project has started, thanks to a contribution from the Civil Protection Financial Instrument of the European Union. In the project a core team of 3 knowledge partners – the Safety region South-Holland South and ITINERIS health & safety from the Netherlands and the Regional Centre of Sustainable Development from Moldova – will help three cities in Eastern Partnership countries: Ararat in Armenia, Kutaisi in Georgia and Ungheni in Moldova.

The general objective is to structurally improve the capacities of these three cities to lead and coordinate a structured process of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) planning. By the end of the project these cities should be capable to continue a structured DRM planning, led by knowledgeable and competent focal points and based on a concrete DRM strategy including a roadmap (local, with relevant regional dimensions), that has been developed during the project with all relevant stakeholders.

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