The Italian Civil Protection Department is coordinating the capacity building project 'EVRECA! - European Volunteers for Response of Emergencies in the Caribbean'.
Participating partner organisations are:
Participating Caribbean Associate Organizations are:
The main objective of this project is to define guidelines and standards for the recruitment and training of volunteers in the field of emergency management and disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities. This project deploys volunteers in third countries with the aim of strengthening local authorities preparedness, early warning systems, response and hosting of volunteers. The EU volunteers will enhance the level of preparedness and awareness of institutional stakeholders and of local volunteering organisations in order to better respond to hydro-meteorological disasters.