Regional and international knowledge exchange

Within the current project ‘Promoting the role of volunteers and the population in Civil Protection’ (ProVoice) which is implemented in Belarus, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, one aspect is to facilitate regional and international knowledge exchange. During 11 -14 September 2019, 10 representatives from Belarus, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine including representatives of Civil Protection


Red Cross Safety Fest was held in Zaporizhzhya city, Ukraine

On the 14 th of September, on the World First Aid Day and on the eve of the Day of the Ukrainian Rescuer, the “Safety Festival” was held in Zaporizhzhya city. This event aimed to raise the awareness of local population on emergency response. Guests of the festival, both adults and children, learn how to


“ProVoice” partners visited Ukraine

On the 13 th of September, in Kyiv, representatives of the National Committee of Ukrainian Red Cross Society (URCS) welcomed partners from Belarus, Moldova and Bulgaria, who, as the URCS, are the participants of the project “Promoting the role of volunteers and the population in Civil Protection (ProVoice)». All the partners shared their experience of


Community Based Exercice: Promotion of volunteering in Civil Protection

Simulation is a technique for practice and learning that can be applied to many different disciplines and trainees. It is a technique (not a technology) to replace and amplify real experiences with guided ones, often “immersive” in nature, that evoke or replicate substantial aspects of the real world in a fully interactive fashion. Simulation-based learning



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



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


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