Strengthening capacities in CBRN event response and related medical emergency response under strengthened CBRN event preparedness

 

 

EU CBRN CoE Project 34

 

eu funded q2

 

ImplementerMilitary Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (MIHE), Poland – ICIS Project Partner

Implementation period: January 2014- December 2016 (36 months)

Geographical Scope: Middle East (Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon)

Description:

This project aims to elaborate a series of certain enhancements in CBRN risk mitigation in the partner countries in the Middle East (Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon) by the means of the execution of targeted work packages to address certain national needs.

The work packages are as follows:

1. Knowledge development and transfer of best practice on inter-agency CBRN response;

2. Awareness, risk assessment, import/export monitoring and management of hazardous chemical agents, their precursors and chemical weapons;

3. Capacity building of national HAZMAT teams in emergency preparedness and response to CBRN incidents;

4. Strengthening capacities of the emergency medical service (EMS) in preparedness and response to CBRN incidents;

5. Enhancing on-site chemical agent (hazardous chemical agents, their precursors and chemical weapons) detection, sampling, sample handling and analysis capabilities.

 

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