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Updated: 16-Apr-2012 Operations

 

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Setting up refugee camps for Syrian refugees flow into Turkey

16 April 2012 - On 13 April 2012, the NATO Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) received a request for assistance from Turkey.

Snow storms in Albania

16 Feb 2012 - During the last few days Albania has been hit by persistent low temperatures and massive snowfalls. On 16 February 2012, the NATO Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) received a request for assistance from Albania.

Snow storms in Montenegro

13 Feb 2012 - On 13 February 2012, the NATO Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) received a request for assistance from Montenegro.

Earthquake in Turkey

26 Oct 2011 - On 26 October 2011, NATO received a disaster assistance request from Turkey. A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Sunday (23 October 2011).

Floods in Pakistan

16 Sept 2011 - On 14 September 2011, NATO received a request for assistance from Pakistan. On 15 September, the North Atlantic Council (NAC) authorized activation of the EADRCC.

Floods in Albania

1 Dec 2010 - On 1 December 2010, the EADRCC received a request for assistance from Albania. Due to continuous rainfall for over a week, water levels in the lakes and on the Drini River have risen. As a result, the Shkodra region has been flooded.

Floods in Pakistan

7 Aug 2010 - On 7 August 2010, NATO has received a request for assistance from Pakistan. The permission for the EADRCC to deal with this situation was approved by the North Atlantic Council on 5 August.

Floods in Montenegro

3 Dec 2010 - On 3 December 2010, the EADRCC received a request for assistance from Montenegro. Due to continuous rainfall since mid-November 2010, water levels in the lakes and on the rivers have been rising. As a result 12 Montenegrin municipalities (out of 21) have been continuously flooded.

Forest fires in Israel

3 Dec 2010 - On 3 December 2010, the EADRCC received a request for assistance from Israel. A forest fire started in the afternoon (2/12) in the Carmel Mountain and spread in its surrounding, causing tremendous damage and loss of life.

Floods in Ukraine

27 July 2010 - During the period of 22-29 of June 2010 as a result of strong rainfalls and winds the emergency situation in Chernivtsy region (borders with Romania and Moldova) occurred. On 26 July 2010, the EADRCC received a disaster assistance request from the Mission of Ukraine to NATO.

Floods in Moldova

6 July 2010 - On 6 July 2010, the EADRCC received a request for urgent disaster assistance from Moldova. Defensive alert is being maintained on the length of 1352 km of the Republic of Moldova main rivers – Nistru and Prut.

Kyrgyz Republic requests assistance to NATO Civil Emergency Planning

9 April 2010 - Because of the situation in Kyrgyz Republic, the interim government of the Kyrgyz Republic has requested NATO Civil Emergency Planning (CEP) to distribute requirements of medicines and medical equipment for use in emergencies.

Floods in Hungary

6 June 2010 -On 6 June 2010, the EADRCC received a request for assistance from Hungary. The Danube river is flooding on its whole Hungarian length and other floods occur in the Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen county in Northern Hungary.

Floods in Poland

25 May 2010 - Due to heavy rainfalls on 18 May 2010 Southern and Central voivodships (regions) of Poland were flooded. As rescue capacities became overwhelmed, the Polish authorities sent a disaster assisitance request to EADRCC.

Multiple natural disasters in Tajikistan

19 May 2010 - Due to a number of natural disasters in Tajikistan, including an earthquake in the Gorno-Badakhshan region on 2 January 2010 and continuous heavy rainfalls from 25 March to 12 May, multiple damages were reported to citizens and economy including flooding, mudflows and landslides in 21 districts.

Floods in Albania

7 January 2010 - On 7 January 2010, the EADRCC received a request for assistance from Albania. Due to continuous rainfall during November and December 2009, water levels in the lakes and on the Drini River rose. As a result, the Shkodra and Lezha regions were flooded.

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