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10 Oct. 2018

NATO Deputy Secretary General meets Israeli parliamentary delegation

On 9 October 2018, NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller met with Avi Dicter, Chairman of the Israeli Parliament’s (Knesset) Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, to discuss NATO-Israel cooperation.

7 Oct. 2018

NATO Secretary General thanks Serbia for hosting civil emergency exercise

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg inaugurated the civil emergency exercise “Srbija 2018” on Monday (8 October) together with the President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic. ‎This is the biggest exercise organised by NATO's Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre, and the first to be hosted by Serbia. It will include around 2,000 personnel from almost 40 countries.

25 Jul. 2018

Forest fires in Latvia

On 25 July 2018 the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) received a request for assistance to fight large forest and turf fires in Latvia.

22 Jun. 2018

NATO Deputy Secretary General discusses links between climate and security at EU conference

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller addressed the importance of practical cooperation and adaptation at an EU conference on ‘Climate, Peace and Security’ on Friday (22 June 2018). Participating in a panel discussion on ‘Indispensable Multilateralism’, Gottemoeller highlighted the importance of links between countries and organisations in ensuring that the right tools are brought to bear on the challenges of today and tomorrow.

3 Jun. 2018

NATO and civil emergency response: marking 20 years since the creation of the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre

NATO has played an important role in the domain of civil emergency response for twenty years. On 3 June 1998, the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) was established. The EADRCC is NATO’s principal civil emergency response mechanism.

6 Mar. 2018

EADRCC launches urgent request for human immunoglobulin

In response to a request from Romania, the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) has launched an urgent request for supplies of human immunoglobulin. The shortage of this antibody is having negative impact on the Romanian National Health System.

15 Feb. 2018

EADRCC consequence management field exercise “SRBIJA 2018” (8-11 Oct 2018)

The 18th EADRCC consequence management field exercise, called ''SRBIJA 2018”will be jointly organized by the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) and the Ministry of the Interior of Serbia. The consequence management field exercise will be conducted from 8th to 11th October 2018 in and around Mladenovac, Serbia. The aim of the exercise is to improve interoperability in international disaster response operations.

7 Dec. 2017

NATO Allies and partners help Albania cope with flood disaster

NATO Allies and partners began this week helping Albania cope with the most severe rainfalls ever recorded in the country. Albania requested assistance from the NATO’s Euro Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) on 4 December, following the onset of heavy rainfalls in central and southern parts of the country. According to the Albanian authorities, the floods damaged more than 4,500 buildings, 36 power stations and dozens of roads. The floods also led to the temporary closure of Tirana’s main airport and to evacuations.

25 Sep. 2017

NATO and partners exercise disaster response in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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).

23 Sep. 2017

NATO Allies and partners help Georgia fight major forest fire

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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