Representatives of civil protection institutions learned to manage teams of rescuers-volunteers

The representatives from the General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations (IGSU), members of civil society organizations and local public authorities, as well as representatives of local firefighters and rescuers from 7 localities in the Republic of Moldova, have learned to manage volunteer rescue teams in emergency situations. On June 21 the delegates participated in the training


Volunteer Management in Crisis Situations – Conference

Volunteer Management in Crisis Situations – Conference June 12 @ 10:00 am – June 13 @ 8:00 pm Ordinary people are at the heart of crisis response. They fight fires. They provide first aid at big events. They bring critical supplies in a snowstorm. They open their community centres to care for evacuees. They pump


ProVoice International Expert Workshop in Bulgaria

On 20 and 21 March, 2019 the ProVoice International Expert Workshop took place in the National Training Centre of the Bulgarian Red Cross, near Sofia, Bulgaria. It gathered representatives of the project partners, together with representatives of the civil protection authorities from Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine, and supported by experts from the Red Cross Societies


Volunteer Management Handbooks and Guidelines

Carter, W. N. (2008). Disaster management. A disaster’s manager handbook. Asian development bank. A comprehensive handbook on disaster management including chapters on training and public awareness. READ HANDBOOK Points of Light Foundation (2018). Leading in the times of need. Disaster volunteering in the modern era. A short guideline on disaster responses Contains improvements on traditional


Belarus Volunteer management workshop

On January 25, 2019 a volunteer management workshop took place in Minsk in the context of the project “Promoting the role of volunteers and the population in Civil Protection” (ProVoice). The meeting aimed at specification of the training module objects as well as the way it is going to be implemented in the field of


Moldova Volunteer management workshop

On December 20, 2018, EcoContact in partnership with the General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations, organized the national workshop where have been approached several themes, such as: Evaluate training needs in volunteer management within GIES Define the key objectives of the Volunteer Leaders Training Program, its framework and the development process with key stakeholder involvement Taking


Capacity building in response to emergencies

On the 19th – 20th of December 2018, the workshop “Volunteer Management and Its Role in Emergency Response” was held in Kyiv. It was conducted within the project “Promoting the role of volunteers and the population in Civil Protection (ProVoice)”. The purpose of the event was to work on the concept of training on volunteer