Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC)

Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC)

Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC)

The Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) is NATO’s principal civil emergency response mechanism in the Euro-Atlantic area. It is active all year round, operational on a 24/7 basis, and involves NATO’s 29 Allies and all partner countries. The Centre functions as a clearing-house system for coordinating both requests and offers of assistance mainly in case of natural and man-made disasters.

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Forest fires in Montenegro - Request for assistance and situation reports

Forest fires in Montenegro - Request for assistance and situation reports

17 Jul. 2017

Following forest fires that hit villages on the Luštica peninsula (Montenegro), endangering the lifes of hundreds of people, the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) received a request for assistance on 17 July 2017.

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Balakliya returns to normal life

Balakliya returns to normal life

07 Apr. 2017

As of 6 April 2017, Ukrainian explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) teams have cleared the territory of Balakliya town and 9 settlements in the vicinity. The contaminated area in and around Balakliya was reduced from 10 km to 1 km.

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EADRCC consequence management field exercise ''BOSNA I HERCEGOVINA 2017''

EADRCC consequence management field exercise ''BOSNA I HERCEGOVINA 2017''

02 Feb. 2017

The 17th EADRCC consequence management field exercise, called “BOSNA I HERCEGOVINA 2017”, will be jointly organized by the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) and the Ministry of the Security (Mos) of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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CURRENT OPERATIONS

Ebola virus disease in West Africa

01 Sep. 2014

In March 2014, a rapidly evolving outbreak of Ebola started in forested areas of south eastern Guinea.

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Internal displaced persons (IDPs) in Iraq

19 Aug. 2014

Since the fall of the city of Mosul in Nineveh Governorate under the control of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant, the humanitarian crisis in Iraq has rapidly evolved with population movements dispersed throughout the governorates affected by the ongoing conflict.

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Syrian refugees in Turkey

01 Jul. 2014

Turkey initially requested humanitarian assistance for Syrian refugees in Turkey through EADRCC on 13 April 2012 and the final report for this operation was published on 17 December 2013. By June 2014, the number of Syrian refugees in 22 temporary protection centers has reached up to 220.000 people, while the number of Syrians outside these centers was estimated to be around 800.000 people.

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