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Electronic regional risk atlas for preparedness and response to man made and natural disasters in the enpi east region (pprd east) press release
EU-funded Programmefor the Prevention, Preparednessand Response to Man-madeand Natural Disastersin the ENPI East Region (PPRD East)2010 - 2014PRESS RELEASEPrague, 11 July 2012The Czech Center for Science and Society (CCSS) from the Czech Republichas signed a contract with EPTISA Servicios de Ingeniera, S.L. from Spain, theleader of the PPRD East consortium.CCSS will develop and put into operation the basic functional skeleton of theElectronic Regional Risk Atlas (ERRA), in accordance with the requirements set in the Terms of Referencefor the Development and Installation of the ERRA Skeleton System. The ERRA is one of the main outputsof the PPRD East project in the ENPI* East Region. PPRD East is an EU-funded project aiming to supportcountries in the ENPI East Region, including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine(hereinafter referred to as Partner Countries).The overall objectives of the PPRD East Programme are:• to contribute to the development of the Partner Countries‘ civil protection capacities for disaster prevention, preparedness and response;• to bring the Partner Countries progressively closer to the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and improve cooperation among them.The ERRA will be a geoportal based on open standards, enabling the user to search, view, download andanalyse risk maps and other geodata from the ENPI EastRegion. It will serve as a tool for disaster managers, operatorsof crisis management centres, risk assessment specialists,researchers and others.The key features of the ERRA are:• Interoperability• Easy administration• Modularity• Strong security• General usabilityCzech Center for Science and Society:http://www.ccss.cz/enPPRD East:http://www.euroeastcp.eu/* European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument