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EUROPEAN CIVIL PROTECTION AND HUMANITARIAN AID OPERATIONS

CN APELL–RO is an independent, non-governmental and not for profit NGO registered in Romania. Aim CN APELL - RO Foundation’s aim is to enhance knowledge, awareness and management in risk prevention and protection, response and mitigation methods and activities, as well as the promotion of environmental policies and strategies implementation, in the context of sustainable development. Objectives To educate, train and improve specialists in technological and natural risks assessment and emergency situations management; improvement of professional abilities, through qualifications, continuous professional training, exercises and technical support; To promote fundamental, technical-scientific, experimental and applicative research in the field of environmental protection; to set up and maintain databases regarding sites of economic operators that involve specific risks and hazards due to hazardous substances; To set up a work platform among local communities, economic stakeholders and competent authorities for emergency response, as a management tool in elaborating integrated response plans for emergency situations;• Organization of conferences, workshops, roundtables and work groups for significant issues in the field of environmental assessment and emergency situations management; Editing publications, guides and other documents in the field of environmental protection, disaster and emergency situations management. Activities The foundation will reach its objectives through the following activities:  Elaboration    of    studies    and    design    activities    in    the    field    of    environmental protection      and      emergency      situations      management;      coordination      and implementation of interdisciplinary research projects. Provision     of     expertise     activities     for     research,     analysis,     monitoring     and assessment,   as   well   as   similar   activities   in   the   field   of   environmental   protection; cooperation   with   universities,   research   institutes,   professional   organizations,   as well     as     governmental     and     non-governmental     organizations     and     private economic organizations from Romania and abroad; Organization/facilitation     of     interdisciplinary     research-development     projects, organization of courses, lectures, workshops, seminars and conferences; Promotion   of   techniques,   technologies,   products   and   equipment's   required   by international   standards   in   the   field   of   environmental   protection   and   emergency situations management; Allocation   of   scholarships   for   young   specialists   in   the   field   of   natural   disasters and   emergency   situations   management;   organizing   professional   study   visits   in- country and abroad; Editing   publications,   guides   and   other   documents   in   the   field   of   environmental protection, disaster and emergency situations management; Working   together   with   public   partners   acting   within   the   civil   protection   field   with own modules as well as providing of high level training programs. Plan,   conduct   and   organize   the   MODEX   exercises,   as   Lead   Partner,         LOT   2, 2015/2016    and    2016/2017    Exercises    on    civil    protection    modules,    technical assistance   and   support   teams   and   European   Union   civil   protection   teams   - Design,   plan,   conduct   and   evaluate   three   exercises   for   High   Capacity   Pumping, Water   Purification,   CBRN   Detection   and   Sampling,   Flood   Rescue   Using   Boats, Technical   Assistance   and   Support   Team   (TAST)   and   experts   of   a   European Union Civil Protection Team (EUCPT); Implementation   in   Romania   of   the   APELL   Awareness   and   Preparedness   for Emergencies at Local Level Program, developed by UNEP; Since   February   2008   CN   APELL   -   RO   has   a   cooperation   agreement   with   the Romanian    General    Inspectorate    for    Emergency    Situations    (GIES)    for    a partnership in civil protection and disaster management activities; Partner   in   organizing   the   International   Conference   ELSEDIMA   "Environmental Legislation,   Safety   Engineering   and   Disaster   Management"   since   2007   (the most              recent              edition              this              year,              Cluj-Napoca). http://elsedima.conference.ubbcluj.ro/index.php/home Organizing training courses in Emergency Situations Management field; Organizing   Information   Campaigns   and   public   training   in   order   to   raise   the   level of    awareness    and    preparedness    of    local    communities,    improve    population reaction   during   emergency   situations   and   to   improve   communication   between economic operators, communities and authorities. Editing   and   distribution   of   flyers   presenting   population   protection   in   case   of emergency    situations    -    earthquakes,    floods,    and    dehydration,    heat    waves, storms, hypothermia and low temperatures. In    partnership    with    the    Romanian    General    Inspectorate    for    Emergency Situations,   CN   APELL-RO   Foundation   publishes   the   Civil   Protection   Journal. http://www.revistaprotectiacivila.ro Hosting the EU COM TTx exercises for EUCPT specialists (2016);

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CN APELL–RO is an independent, non-governmental and not for profit NGO registered in Romania. Aim CN APELL - RO Foundation’s aim is to enhance knowledge, awareness and management in risk prevention and protection, response and mitigation methods and activities, as well as the promotion of environmental policies and strategies implementation, in the context of sustainable development. Objectives To educate, train and improve specialists in technological and natural risks assessment and emergency situations management; improvement of professional abilities, through qualifications, continuous professional training, exercises and technical support; To promote fundamental, technical-scientific, experimental and applicative research in the field of environmental protection; to set up and maintain databases regarding sites of economic operators that involve specific risks and hazards due to hazardous substances; To set up a work platform among local communities, economic stakeholders and competent authorities for emergency response, as a management tool in elaborating integrated response plans for emergency situations;• Organization of conferences, workshops, roundtables and work groups for significant issues in the field of environmental assessment and emergency situations management; Editing publications, guides and other documents in the field of environmental protection, disaster and emergency situations management. Activities The foundation will reach its objectives through the following activities:  Elaboration   of   studies   and   design   activities   in   the   field   of   environmental   protection   and   emergency   situations   management;   coordination   and   implementation   of   interdisciplinary   research projects. Provision   of   expertise   activities   for   research,   analysis,   monitoring   and   assessment,   as   well   as   similar   activities   in   the   field   of   environmental   protection;   cooperation   with   universities, research institutes, professional organizations, as well as governmental and non-governmental organizations and private economic organizations from Romania and abroad; Organization/facilitation of interdisciplinary research-development projects, organization of courses, lectures, workshops, seminars and conferences; Promotion of techniques, technologies, products and equipment's required by international standards in the field of environmental protection and emergency situations management; Allocation of scholarships for young specialists in the field of natural disasters and emergency situations management; organizing professional study visits in-country and abroad; Editing publications, guides and other documents in the field of environmental protection, disaster and emergency situations management; Working together with public partners acting within the civil protection field with own modules as well as providing of high level training programs. Plan,   conduct   and   organize   the   MODEX   exercises,   as   Lead   Partner,         LOT   2,   2015/2016   and   2016/2017   Exercises   on   civil   protection   modules,   technical   assistance   and   support   teams and   European   Union   civil   protection   teams   -   Design,   plan,   conduct   and   evaluate   three   exercises   for   High   Capacity   Pumping,   Water   Purification,   CBRN   Detection   and   Sampling,   Flood Rescue Using Boats, Technical Assistance and Support Team (TAST) and experts of a European Union Civil Protection Team (EUCPT); Implementation in Romania of the APELL Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at Local Level Program, developed by UNEP; Since   February   2008   CN   APELL   -   RO   has   a   cooperation   agreement   with   the   Romanian   General   Inspectorate   for   Emergency   Situations   (GIES)   for   a   partnership   in   civil   protection   and disaster management activities; Partner   in   organizing   the   International   Conference   ELSEDIMA   "Environmental   Legislation,   Safety   Engineering   and   Disaster   Management"   since   2007   (the   most   recent   edition   this   year, Cluj-Napoca). http://elsedima.conference.ubbcluj.ro/index.php/home Organizing training courses in Emergency Situations Management field; Organizing   Information   Campaigns   and   public   training   in   order   to   raise   the   level   of   awareness   and   preparedness   of   local   communities,   improve   population   reaction   during   emergency situations and to improve communication between economic operators, communities and authorities. Editing   and   distribution   of   flyers   presenting   population   protection   in   case   of   emergency   situations   -   earthquakes,   floods,   and   dehydration,   heat   waves,   storms,   hypothermia   and   low temperatures. In partnership with the Romanian General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations, CN APELL-RO Foundation publishes the Civil Protection Journal. http://www.revistaprotectiacivila.ro Hosting the EU COM TTx exercises for EUCPT specialists (2016);

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