17thJul

SPONTANEOUS VOLUNTEERING: DEVELOPMENT OF COORDINATION MECHANISMS

When an emergency occurs, many non-indifferent people, in addition to professional rescuers and physicians, naturally strive to get involved. These people are called spontaneous volunteers. Throughout the world, these people help, for example, to strengthen the shores during floods, clear roads from snow in the winter, provide infantry and clothing for refugees, sift through remains

17thJul

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT IN EMERGENCY RESPONSE

Emergency preparedness and response is one of the strategic priorities of the Ukrainian Red Cross Society (URCS). When an anthropogenic or natural disaster, a social or military emergency occurs, the coordination of the actions of the employees and volunteers of the local branches of the national society is important. Everyone should understand the role of

27thJun

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

20thMay

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

21stMar

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

25thJan

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

20thDec

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

20thDec

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

4thDec

Training “Working with mass media, social media and video”

It is said that If “you’re looking to slay the digital marketing dragon; you’re going to need social media as one of your weapons”. In this context on 28th and 29th of October 2018, ProVoice project partners (Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine) participated in a regional training entitled “Working with mass media, social media and video”,