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MEDIA GALLERIES

EXERCISE 2

EUROPEAN CIVIL PROTECTION AND HUMANITARIAN AID OPERATIONS

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LOT 2017-2018 - CZECH REPUBLIC EXERCISE

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CZECH

REPUBLIC

02-05  November, 2017

LOCATION:

Ostrava

PARTICIPANTING MODULES:

A. Planning conference

PROJECT ACTIONS
The   planning   meeting   of   the   second   exercise   of   the   Lot   2   –   water   related   modules,   8 cycle   field   module   exercises   took   place   in   Ostrava,         Moravia   region,   Czech   Republic between 18 th  and 19 th  of September. The   Consortium   representatives   (formed   together   with   partners   from   Austria,   Czech Republic,     France,     Italy,     Poland     and     Romania,     supported     by     Spain,     Latvia, Montenegro , Austria   as   national   civil   protection   stakeholders   and   UN-OCHA   and   IOM as    core    group    of    humanitarian    actors),    the    local    partner    and    the    co-trainers    of participating   modules   took   part   in   this   planning   meeting.   The   participating   modules are   from   Romania,   Poland   and   Italy      –   all   with      High   Capacity   Pumping,   Technical Assistance   and   Support   Team   a   joint   module   between   Latvia   and   Lithuania   and Netherland  - special capacity Environmental Assessment Unit. The   Cech      exercise   will   take   place   at   the   beginning   of   November   in   the   Moravian Czech    Region.    The    exercise    will    last    four    days,    including    travel    days,    with    non- disrupted   exercise   time   play   of   minimum   36   hours   to   test   the   24/7   operational   capacity of   the   modules   as   well   as TAST   and   EUCPT. Time   compression   will   be   used   to   be   able to   cover   all   the   major   phases   of   a   real   deployment.   During   the   realistic   field   exercises that   will   last   4   days,   the   teams   being   tested   on   their   preparedness   to   be   deployed. They   are   supported   and   observed   by   experienced   trainers   from   different   countries. The   exercises   is   designed   to   test   and   enhance   the   cooperation   between   the   teams and   experts   and   to   test   their   capabilities.   Furthermore,   the   teams   will   experience   the operational and political complexity of international aid. The    Consortium    is    especially    interested    in    modules    particular    training    needs    and expectations   for   such   exercises   so,   during   the   planning   meeting   the   co-trainers   of participating   modules   were   addressing   these   aspects   together   with   the   exercise   staff and   czech   planning   team   in   order   to   fine   tune   the   exercise   events   and   injects.     The   co- trainers   delivered   presentations   about   their   team’s   configuration,   technical   information about   the   equipment,   altogether   with   the   expected   learning   objectives   aimed   to   be achieved.   Addressing   the   preparedness   for   the   exercise,   the   planning   meeting   was   looking   over the   learning   objectives   aimed   to   be   achieved,    the   scenarios,   participants,   logistic   and organizational   issues.      The   activities   were   organized   by   “National   Center   for   Disaster Management"   (CN-APELL)   as   leading   partner   of   the   Consortium   together   with   State Fire Service of Poland and its regional command. Additional   information   about   locations,   offered   conditions   and   specific   features   of   the training   areas   were   provided   later   during   the   site   visit   to   the   locations   where   the exercise incident will be simulated. The commander of Moravian Region mr. Vladimir Vlcek attended the meeting. Mr.   Gerard   Guerin,   the   EC   representative,   has   participated   in   the   planning   meeting, and    presented    to    the    audience    the    European    vision    related    to    the    field    module exercises for this cycle.

B. The exercise

Between   02 nd    and         05 th    of   November   2017,   in   Ostrava,   Czech   Republic,   took   place the   second   exercise   within   Cycle   8,   2017-2018   -   Lot   II:   exercises   for   flood   related modules,    medical    capabilities,    civil    protection    experts    and    TAST.    The    exercise consisted   of   4   days’   field   activities   and   focused   on   operational   cooperation   of   all involved    partners    within    the    framework    of    the    Union    Civil    Protection    Mechanism, following   a   large-scale   flooding   in   a   fictitious   country   -   Modulistan.   The   capabilities involved   in   the   exercise   were   three   High   Capacity   Pumping   modules   from   Romania, Italy, Poland and an Environmental and Assessment Unit capacity from Netherland. The   modules’   activities   were   coordinated   by   an   international   team   of   experts   (EUCPT –   European   Civil   Protection   Team)   from   various   European   Member   States         supported by a joint TAST   from Lithuania and Latvia.   The    exercise    was    organized    by    the    CN    APELL    RO,    as    leading    partner    of    the Consortium,   and   the   Fire   Rescue   Service   of   Czech   Republic   through   its   regional structure   -      Moravian   –   Silesian   Fire   Rescue   Service,   in   compliance   with   the   service contract T2/N°ECHO/SER/2016/738038 signed with the European Commission.   The   exercise   was   attended   by   210   participants   in   total:   165    modules   experts,   EUCPT, observers   and   staff   members   and   had   45   role   players.   The   modules   operated   on   a 24/7   basis,   receiving   both   day   and   night   tasks   and   being   requested   to   switch   location according to the changing operational priorities. Mr.   Gerard   Guerin   the   desk   officer   for   modules   exercises   from   European   Response and   Coordination   Center   -   European   Commission,   declared   at   the   end   of   the   exercise that   the   exercise   represented   a   huge   opportunity   for   modules   to   train   in   a   realistic environment and to test their preparedness for an international mission.
Poland HCP
Latvia&Lithuania TAST
Italy HCP
Netherlands EAU
Romania HCP

APELL-EUROMODEX LOT 2 - 2017-2018 - EXERCISE 2 - CZECH REPUBLIC

EUROPEAN CIVIL PROTECTION AND HUMANITARIAN AID OPERATIONS

CZECH REPUBLIC

02-05 NOVEMBER  2017

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EXERCISE 2

MEDIA GALLERIES

LOCATION: Ostrava, Moravia Region, Czech Republic

PROJECT ACTIONS

PARTICIPATING MODULES:

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A. Planning conference

The   planning   meeting   of   the   second   exercise   of   the   Lot   2   –   water   related   modules,   8   cycle   field module   exercises   took   place   in   Ostrava,   Moravia   region,   Czech   Republic   between   18 th    and   19 th    of September. The    Consortium    representatives    (formed    together    with    partners    from    Austria,    Czech    Republic, France,   Italy,   Poland   and   Romania,   supported   by   Spain,   Latvia,   Montenegro ,   Austria   as   national civil   protection   stakeholders   and   UN-OCHA   and   IOM   as   core   group   of   humanitarian   actors),   the local   partner   and   the   co-trainers   of   participating   modules   took   part   in   this   planning   meeting.   The participating   modules   are   from   Romania,   Poland   and   Italy      –   all   with      High   Capacity   Pumping, Technical    Assistance    and    Support    Team    a    joint    module    between    Latvia    and    Lithuania    and Netherland  - special capacity Environmental Assessment Unit. The   Cech      exercise   will   take   place   at   the   beginning   of   November   in   the   Moravian   Czech   Region.   The exercise   will   last   four   days,   including   travel   days,   with   non-disrupted   exercise   time   play   of   minimum 36   hours   to   test   the   24/7   operational   capacity   of   the   modules   as   well   as   TAST   and   EUCPT.   Time compression   will   be   used   to   be   able   to   cover   all   the   major   phases   of   a   real   deployment.   During   the realistic   field   exercises   that   will   last   4   days,   the   teams   being   tested   on   their   preparedness   to   be deployed.   They   are   supported   and   observed   by   experienced   trainers   from   different   countries.   The exercises   is   designed   to   test   and   enhance   the   cooperation   between   the   teams   and   experts   and   to test   their   capabilities.   Furthermore,   the   teams   will   experience   the   operational   and   political   complexity of international aid. Addressing   the   preparedness   for   the   exercise,   the   planning   meeting   was   looking   over   the   learning objectives   aimed   to   be   achieved,    the   scenarios,   participants,   logistic   and   organizational   issues.      The activities   were   organized   by   “National   Center   for   Disaster   Management"   (CN-APELL)   as   leading partner of the Consortium together with State Fire Service of Poland and its regional command. Additional   information   about   locations,   offered   conditions   and   specific   features   of   the   training   areas were provided later during the site visit to the locations where the exercise incident will be simulated. The commander of Moravian Region mr. Vladimir Vlcek attended the meeting. Mr.   Gerard   Guerin,   the   EC   representative,   has   participated   in   the   planning   meeting,   and   presented to the audience the European vision related to the field module exercises for this cycle.

B. The exercise

Between   02 nd    and         05 th    of   November   2017,   in   Ostrava,   Czech   Republic,   took   place   the   second exercise   within   Cycle   8,   2017-2018   -   Lot   II:   exercises   for   flood   related   modules,   medical   capabilities, civil   protection   experts   and   TAST.   The   exercise   consisted   of   4   days’   field   activities   and   focused   on operational   cooperation   of   all   involved   partners   within   the   framework   of   the   Union   Civil   Protection Mechanism,   following   a   large-scale   flooding   in   a   fictitious   country   -   Modulistan.   The   capabilities involved   in   the   exercise   were   three   High   Capacity   Pumping   modules   from   Romania,   Italy,   Poland and an Environmental and Assessment Unit capacity from Netherland. The   modules’   activities   were   coordinated   by   an   international   team   of   experts   (EUCPT   –   European Civil   Protection   Team)   from   various   European   Member   States         supported   by   a   joint   TAST         from Lithuania and Latvia.   The   exercise   was   organized   by   the   CN   APELL   RO,   as   leading   partner   of   the   Consortium,   and   the Fire   Rescue   Service   of   Czech   Republic   through   its   regional   structure   -      Moravian   –   Silesian   Fire Rescue   Service,   in   compliance   with   the   service   contract   T2/N°ECHO/SER/2016/738038   signed   with the European Commission.   The   exercise   was   attended   by   210   participants   in   total:   165    modules   experts,   EUCPT,   observers and   staff   members   and   had   45   role   players.   The   modules   operated   on   a   24/7   basis,   receiving   both day   and   night   tasks   and   being   requested   to   switch   location   according   to   the   changing   operational priorities. Mr.    Gerard    Guerin    the    desk    officer    for    modules    exercises    from    European    Response    and Coordination   Center   -   European   Commission,   declared   at   the   end   of   the   exercise   that   the   exercise represented   a   huge   opportunity   for   modules   to   train   in   a   realistic   environment   and   to   test   their preparedness for an international mission.
Poland HCP
Latvia&Lithuania TAST
Italy HCP
Netherlands EAU
Romania HCP

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