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Workshop: Enhancing flood resilience in the Danube River Region

To actively protect the Danube Region from flood risk events, the 2nd Annual Practitioner Forum – Training Edition is organised. The workshop part of this virtual event consists of two moderated break-out sessions (40 minutes each).

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In the past years, especially in 2002, 2006, 2013 and 2014, parts of the Danube River Basin District were being affected by very strong or extreme floods. These events caused significant human and economic damages in the affected countries and communities.

To actively protect the Danube Region from flood risk events, the DAREnet project and the EU Strategy for the Danube Region Priority Area on Environmental Risks jointly organise the 2nd Annual Practitioner Forum – Training Edition. This year’s virtual Practitioner Forum will focus on the subject of training. he forum will introduce selected innovative approaches from practitioner organisations from the Danube Region with the aims to facilitate discussions about solutions, challenges and needs between experts and stakeholders, also to generate project ideas.

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The workshop lasts 2 1/2 hours altogether. The first hour consists of an of overview the Annual Practitioner Forum and short introductions of its participants.

The main part of the workshop are moderated break-out sessions (40 minutes each) during which two subjects will be tackled:

Training of volunteers and professional responders

  • to trigger discussion between different organisations about their approaches towards the training of volunteer and professional responders
  • to identify good practices and training methods to improve training efficiency for spontaneous / trained responders

  • to share practices regarding the different training systems for volunteers and professional responders of the Danube countries

National, regional and international trainings

  • to share practices and experience regarding the different training approaches at national, regional, international level;

  • to trigger discussion about regional level disaster preparedness and response activities, compared to national and international systems

  • to identify good practices at national and international trainings which can be implemented at regional level

  • to exchange ideas about potential standardized training requirements at regional level

The outcomes of the two break-out sessions will be taken up by our key experts in a panel discussion on Wednesday, 2 December.


24 Nov 2020 @ 09:30 am

24 Nov 2020 @ 12:00 pm

Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes


Organised by

ARTTIC Innovation GmbH

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