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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NATO Allies and partners help Georgia fight major forest fire

NATO Allies and partners help Georgia fight major forest fire

23 Sep. 2017

NATO Allies and partners have helped Georgia contain a major forest fire in the Samtskhe-Javakheti region. Georgia approached NATO’s Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) for assistance on 23 September 2017, and the request was immediately circulated to NATO Allies and partners. On Sunday, Turkey deployed two firefighting helicopters and Azerbaijan also provided a firefighting helicopter. Today, the fire has been contained.

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NATO and partners exercise disaster response in Bosnia and Herzegovina

NATO and partners exercise disaster response in Bosnia and Herzegovina

25 Sep. 2017

Disaster response personnel from 34 NATO and partner countries gathered in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on Monday (25 September) for this year's exercise of the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC).

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Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey

25 Aug. 2017

On 25 August 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Rockport, Texas as a Category 4 hurricane. As remnants of Harvey continue to affect Texas and Louisiana, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its federal partners continue to mobilize thousands of personnel and resources to support state, local and tribal efforts throughout the region. EADRCC is in contact with U.S authorities and will issue updates as available.

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NATO Allies and partners help Georgia fight major forest fire

NATO Allies and partners help Georgia fight major forest fire

23 Sep. 2017

NATO Allies and partners have helped Georgia contain a major forest fire in the Samtskhe-Javakheti region. Georgia approached NATO’s Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) for assistance on 23 September 2017, and the request was immediately circulated to NATO Allies and partners. On Sunday, Turkey deployed two firefighting helicopters and Azerbaijan also provided a firefighting helicopter. Today, the fire has been contained.

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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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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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