What is it?The Union Civil Protection Mechanism ("Mechanism") was first established by Council Decision No. 2001/792/EC Euratom and later reviewed by Council Decision 2007/779/EC, Euratom of 8 November 2007 . The Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council No 1313/2013/EU on a Union Civil Protection Mechanism in December 2013 entered into force on 1 January 2014. It further developed the Mechanism into a comprehensive framework for European cooperation in disaster prevention, preparedness and response. Decision No 1313/2013/EU has recently been amended by Decision 2019/420 of the European Parliament and of the Council on 13 March 2019 .Currently, 34 states - the 28 EU Member States and Norway, Iceland, Montenegro, Serbia, North Macedonia and Turkey are participating (together "participating states").
CN APELL-RO is an independent, non-governmental and not for profit NGO registered in Romania. OUR PRINCIPALES 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.
EU MODEX NEW WAVEPOLAND 2023
The sixth and final EU MODEX was
conducted in Ostrava, Czechia
between 17 and 20 October. Six
countries, members of the Union
Civil Protection Mechanism (Bosnia
and Herzegovina, Germany, Italy,
Netherlands, Poland and Sweden)
participated in a simulation of a
flooding caused by weather crisis in
In the wake of devastating floods caused by heavy rainfall in Poland, the Union Civil Protection Mechanism mobilizes an international response.
EU MODEX NEW WAVE exercise
held in Poland from 5th to 8th
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EXERCISES ON CIVIL PROTECTION MODULES, TEHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT TEAMS, OTHER RESPONSE CAPACITIES AND EUROPEAN UNION CIVIL PROTECTION TEAMS