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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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EUROPEAN CIVIL PROTECTION AND HUMANITARIAN AID OPERATIONS

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