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1 THE EUR-OPA MAJOR HAZARDS AGREEMENT Françoise TONDRE Tel: Council of Europe

2 2 Resolution 87(2) signed by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in March signed by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in March 1987.

3 3 25 member States : Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Georgia, Greece, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malta, Republic of Moldova, Monaco, Morocco, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine. 25 member States : Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Georgia, Greece, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malta, Republic of Moldova, Monaco, Morocco, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine.

4 4 Observers : Austria Observers : AustriaGermanySwitzerlandItalyJapan

5 5 Participate in the work of the Agreement : Participate in the work of the Agreement : The European Commission, The European Commission, UNESCO, UNESCO, WHO WHO OCHA (Office for co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs of the United Nations) OCHA (Office for co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs of the United Nations) The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

6 6 Reinforce and promote co-operation between member States in a multi- disciplinary context Reinforce and promote co-operation between member States in a multi- disciplinary context Ensure better prevention, protection and organisation of relief in the event of major natural or technological disasters by calling upon resources and knowledge to ensure efficient and interdependent management of major disasters. Ensure better prevention, protection and organisation of relief in the event of major natural or technological disasters by calling upon resources and knowledge to ensure efficient and interdependent management of major disasters. O B J E C T I V E S

7 7 PRESIDENCY Presidency :Spain Vice-Presidency :Morocco Romania PRESIDENCY Presidency :Spain Vice-Presidency :Morocco Romania

8 8 Political Guidelines and Priorities defined by the Ministers of the Agreement are given to initiatives and programmes regarding knowledge and risk prevention Political Guidelines and Priorities defined by the Ministers of the Agreement are given to initiatives and programmes regarding knowledge and risk prevention Instructions are given by the Committee of Permanent Correspondents to the Executive Secretariat of the Agreement for implementation Instructions are given by the Committee of Permanent Correspondents to the Executive Secretariat of the Agreement for implementation PRIORITIES

9 9 MAIN RESULTS MAIN RESULTS E stablishment of a platform for concertation and co-operation where countries are on an equal footing: E stablishment of a platform for concertation and co-operation where countries are on an equal footing: - western European countries, - countries from the former Soviet Union : Russian Federation, Ukraine, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Moldova - southern Mediterranean countries : Morocco, Algeria, Lebanon

10 10 the implementation of a comparative analysis of national legislations in the field of risk management in the Euro- mediterranean region, coordinated by the Belgian Centre in co- operation with the European Centres of : - Kiev (Ukraine) and - Sofia (Bulgaria). the implementation of a comparative analysis of national legislations in the field of risk management in the Euro- mediterranean region, coordinated by the Belgian Centre in co- operation with the European Centres of : - Kiev (Ukraine) and - Sofia (Bulgaria).

11 11 Achievements Achievements The setting up of a permanent platform for scientific and technical co-operation Through the Euro-Mediterranean Network of 25 specialised Centres with their functions of research, training and expertise. These structures allow for a multinational and pluridisciplinary approach to the risk issue. These structures allow for a multinational and pluridisciplinary approach to the risk issue.

12 12 List of Centres (1) List of Centres (1) CEMEC Centre Européen pour la Médecine des Catastrophes European Centre for disaster medecine San Marino CUEBC Centre Universitaire Européen pour les Biens Culturels European University Centre for Cultural Heritage Ravello Italy AFEM Centre Européen de Formation sur les Risques Naturels European Natural Disasters Training Centre AnkaraTurkey ECPFE Centre Européen pour la Prévention et la Prévision des Tremblements de Terre European Centre on Prevention and Forecasting of Earthquakes AthensGreece CERG Centre Européen sur les Risques Géomorphologiques European Centre on Geomorphological Hazards StrasbourgFrance CSEM Centre Sismologique Euro- Méditerranéen Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre Bruyères- le-Châtel France

13 13 Liste of centres ( 2) ECGS Centre Européen de Géodynamique et de Sismologie European Centre for Geodynamics and Seismology WalferdangeLuxemburg ICoD Centre Euro-Méditerranéen de la Dynamique Côtière Insulaire Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Insular Coastal Dynamics ValettaMalta ECNTRM Centre Européen des Nouvelles Technologies pour la Gestion des Risques Naturels et Technologiques Majeurs European Centre of new Technologies for the Management of Natural and Technological major hazards Moscow Federation of Russia ISPU Institut Supérieur de Planification dUrgence Higher Institute of Emergency Planning FlorivalBelgium

14 14 Liste of Centres ( 3) CEISE Centre Européen sur les Techniques dinformation de la Population dans les situations dUrgence European Centre for Research into techniques for informing the population in emergency situations MadridSpain ECTR Centre Européen de Formation Inter-Régionale pour les Sauveteurs European Inter- Regional Centre for Training Rescuers YerevanArmenia GHHD Centre Européen sur les Risques Géodynamiques liés aux Grands Barrages European Centre on Geodynamical Hazards of High Dams TbilisiGeorgia ECMHT Centre Européen de Formation des Autorités Locales et Régionales dans le domaine des Catastrophes Naturelles et Technologiques European Centre on Training and information of Local and Regional Authorities and Population in the Field of Natural and Technological Disasters BakuAzerbaïjan

15 15 Liste of Centres (4) CEPRIS Centre Euro-Méditerranéen sur lEvaluation et la Prévention du Risque Sismique Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Evaluation and Prevention of Seismic Risk RabatMorocco CSLT Centre Européen sur la Formation Scolaire à la Prévention des Risques European Centre for School level Training in risk prevention SofiaBulgaria CSRTRA Centre Euro-Méditerranéen sur les Sones Arides Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Research on Arid zones AlgiersAlgeria TESEC Centre Européen de Sécurité Technologique European Centre of Technogenic Safety KievUkraine ECILS Centre Européen sur la Vulnérabilité des Réseaux et Systèmes Industriels European Centre for Vulnerability of Industrial and Lifelines systems Skopje Former Yugoslavia Republic of Macedonia

16 16 Liste of centres (5) Liste of centres (5) CERU Centre Européen sur les risques urbains European Centre on Urban Risks LisbonPortugal AECF Centre Européen associé sur les inondations Associate European Centre on Floods KishinevMoldova BESAFENET Centre Européen pour la sensibilisation aux désastres par lusage du Net European Centre for Disaster Awareness CyprusChypre AECFF Centre Européen spécialisé sur les Feux de Forêt European Specialised Centre on Forest Fires AthensGreece

17 17 Liste of Centres (6) AECRIS Centre européen associé pour la réhabilitation des bâtiments European Associate Centre for Buildings Rehabilitation BucharestRomania EMORIM Observatoire euro- méditerranéen sur la gestion des risques Euro-Mediterranean Observatory on Risk Management Montpellie r, France

18 18 Achievements Training and awareness-raising activities School level School level Setting up of a Euro-Mediterranean Network of schools following a series of conferences specialising on the theme of fostering risk prevention awareness among children, organized by the European Centre in Sofia (Bulgaria).

19 19 Network based on the SESAM Plan : to implement programmes on risk prevention awareness adapted to each school concerned. Network based on the SESAM Plan : to implement programmes on risk prevention awareness adapted to each school concerned. A technical secretariat has been established thanks to the help provided by the Province of Salerno to the European University Centre for the Cultural Heritage in Ravello, (Italy) responsible for collecting audiovisual materials adapted to the childrens needs. A technical secretariat has been established thanks to the help provided by the Province of Salerno to the European University Centre for the Cultural Heritage in Ravello, (Italy) responsible for collecting audiovisual materials adapted to the childrens needs. The European Centre in Cyprus is working on the use of internet to assist these programmes. The European Centre in Cyprus is working on the use of internet to assist these programmes.

20 20 Proposal to set up a Euro- Mediterranean network of National Observatories for security in school and higher education establishments.

21 21 University level Creation of European and Euro- Mediterranean Masters European Master in Disaster Medicine at the European Centre for Disaster Medicine of San Marino, since academic year 2000/2001

22 22 European Master (DESS) in Risk Science Pluridisciplinary approach at the University of Montpellier (France) and the Ecole des Mines dAlès, (France) since academic year 2001/2002

23 23 Constitution of a Euro- Mediterranean network of Universities interested in the organisation of Masters and the project for the setting up of a European or Euro-Mediterranean Doctorate in Risk Science Constitution of a Euro- Mediterranean network of Universities interested in the organisation of Masters and the project for the setting up of a European or Euro-Mediterranean Doctorate in Risk Science

24 24 KOSOVO At the request of the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations in Prishtina : - Carrying out of a risk analysis in this region (March-April 2000); - Participation in the creation of the Kosovo School of Civil Protection allowing the UCK to be transformed into a civil defence system : the KPC (Kosovo Protection Corps); Organisation of a six-month course to train the executive staff of this new School ; Organisation of a six-month course to train the executive staff of this new School ; Production of a « Handbook » for the training of the teaching staff of the School for Civil Protection. Production of a « Handbook » for the training of the teaching staff of the School for Civil Protection. Nine European Centres from the EUR-OPA Major Hazards Agreement participated in this exercise. Nine European Centres from the EUR-OPA Major Hazards Agreement participated in this exercise.CONGO - Training of the staff of the new Civil Protection Structure in Democratic Republic of Congo (Goma), April/June Professional level

25 25 Information to the public the IRIS PROGRAMME the IRIS PROGRAMME International Risk Information System International Risk Information System A test concerning the setting up of dedicated radio stations and/or of programme banks is currently under preparation twinning the radio with Internet. Objective: contribute to a better information and awareness of the knowledge and prevention of risks : natural and technological hazards, health hazards, social hazards, etc.

26 26 These radios would group together four levels of programmes : European InternationalNationalRegionalLocal

27 27 Test is foreseen in some towns in France : Bordeaux, Nîmes, Amiens and the network of community radios grouped together within E.P.R.A. (Echange et Production Radiophoniques - Radiophonic Exchange and Production), as well as the preparation of a pilot project in Casablanca, (Morocco) aiming at raising childrens awareness to risk prevention.

28 28 SCIENTIFICAND TECHNICAL ACTIVITIES

29 29 STRIM Programme (Space Technologies for Risk management) Making risk managers more aware of the use of space techniques to improve risk management in the sphere of telecommunications, space imagery, positioning techniques. STRIM Programme (Space Technologies for Risk management) Making risk managers more aware of the use of space techniques to improve risk management in the sphere of telecommunications, space imagery, positioning techniques. Scientific and technical activities

30 30 EDRIM Programme EDRIM Programme (Electronic Discussion Group for Risk Management) Secured Intranet (Electronic Discussion Group for Risk Management) Secured Intranet Setting up of an experimental network of hybrid telecommunications (spatial and traditional) between those responsible for risk management in order to facilitate the exchange of information, discussions and co-operation. This programme has been implemented through the RIMS (Risk management Services) project which is supported by the European Commission : DG Society and Information.

31 31 Four simulations have been carried out with the cooperation of European civil protections : Draguignan : simulation of an accident involving the transport of dangerous products Draguignan : simulation of an accident involving the transport of dangerous products The management of a forest fire between Spain and Portugal The management of a forest fire between Spain and Portugal The management of a flood in the Meuse Basin The management of a flood in the Meuse Basin The management of an earthquake in Greece. The management of an earthquake in Greece.

32 32 THE EUROPEAN WARNING SYSTEM To foster information and concertation between member states of the Agreement in the assistance provided by a state hit by a disaster. It provides member states in almost real time with technical data concerning the occurrence of an earthquake. The European Warning system may also be used for other types of major disasters.

33 33 UTILISATION OF EXTREMUM MODEL FOR EARLY DAMAGE ASSESSMENT

34 34 The Council of Europe Devlopment Bank A multilateral development bank with a social vocation The oldest pan-European supranational financial institution The oldest pan-European supranational financial institution Established in 1956 (the first pan-European supranational financial institution) by 8 member countries of the Council of Europe Established in 1956 (the first pan-European supranational financial institution) by 8 member countries of the Council of Europe 35 member States 35 member States All are members of the Council of Europe All are members of the Council of Europe Among them 14 Central and Eastern European countries since 1994 Among them 14 Central and Eastern European countries since 1994

35 35 The CEB finances emergency projects and long-term reconstruction of zones affected with disasters, in conformity with eligibility criteria Since 5 years Reception centres, Temporary and permanent social housing, Infrastructure for health, education and professional training, Necessary basic infrastructure The CEB also finances projects aimed at preventing new disasters Implementation of follow-up and surveillance systems (for example: earthquakes, floods, fire) Centres for civil protection, purchase of surveillance instruments Ground conservation and protection (consolidation of river banks, development of water courses, reforestation) CEB – a development bank with a social vocation

36 36 International cooperation A reinforcement of international cooperation is essential for: A reinforcement of international cooperation is essential for: The exchange of experience gained and of best practices, The exchange of experience gained and of best practices, Co-financing, Co-financing, Implementation of cross-border projects (river basins). Implementation of cross-border projects (river basins). This entails not only operational coordination … This entails not only operational coordination … Identification of natural and technological needs and risks, with the support of the scientific community Identification of natural and technological needs and risks, with the support of the scientific community Support and recommendations during the preparation of national policies, intervention plans, projects Support and recommendations during the preparation of national policies, intervention plans, projects Cross-border coordination, harmonised structures and procedures Cross-border coordination, harmonised structures and procedures … but also the coordination of financial means. … but also the coordination of financial means. Rapid mobilisation of financial resources Rapid mobilisation of financial resources Long term loans at favourable conditions Long term loans at favourable conditions Use of specialised Trust Funds, grants Use of specialised Trust Funds, grants Capacity to mobilise synergies (including private sector) Capacity to mobilise synergies (including private sector)


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