The CMDR COE Mobile Education and Training Team conducted a Disaster Response Operations Course at SEEBRIG HQDate: (15-04-2016)
A Mobile Education and Training Team (METT), comprised of CMDR Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), conducted from 11 to 13 April 2016 a Disaster Response Operations Course at South-Eastern Europe Brigade (SEEBRIG) HQ, Larissa, Greece. Thirty five participants from SEEBRIG HQ – representatives from Albania, Bulgaria, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Greece, Romania, and Turkey took part and successfully completed the course.
The course aim was an acquisition of basic knowledge related to disasters as phenomenon, the disaster management process and its close relation to the risk management process, as well as the main players and mechanisms in disaster response. Various topics, related to disaster theoretical foundation and disaster environment, critical infrastructure main elements, international organizations involved into disaster response operations, NATO civil emergency planning, EU civil protection mechanism, military role and tasks in disaster response operations, were discussed into the theoretical panels of the course. Numerous aspects of the disaster risk assessment as well as planning and conducting of disaster response operations and missions were trained during the team works as well.
All course learning objectives were covered and the course aim was achieved which was reflected by the course outgoing test results. Into their closing remarks, CMDR COE Team and SEEBRIG Commander expressed their will for the continuation of the fruitful cooperation and collaboration into the future.
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