Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU)
 

Improving National and Regional Contingency Planning and Emergency Preparedness

TCP/RER/3402 Regional Workshop 4

21-25 April 2014, Ohrid, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Photo: FAO REUThe 4th worshop organized in the framework of the TCP/RER/3402 “Assistance to Western Balkan Countries for Improving Compliance to International Standards on Aquatic Animal Health” presented various aspects of emergency preparedness and response systems, including experiences and lessons from country cases.

The event had participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

The main objectives of workshop were to:

  • acquire theoretical knowledge and understanding of the different elements or components of an aquatic animal emergency preparedness and response (EDPR) system;
  • undertake a combined table top and field simulation exercise on aquatic animal emergency disease preparedness;
  • finalise a checklist for national authorities responsible for setting up and oversighting an EDPR system;
  • discuss and agree upon harmonized regional approaches and further regional cooperation.

Photos

  • Photo: FAO REU

  • Photo: FAO REU

  • Photo: FAO REU

  • Photo: FAO REU

  • Photo: FAO REU