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Flyer is the HTC Mobile World Congress 2011 in Congress, the official release of its first Tablet PC. The exhibition debut with the Android system the other Tablet PC different, Flyer did not use the mainstream of Android 3.0 version of the system, but equipped with a formal announcement about the Android 2.4 version of the system, while HTC Sense UI also appears in the tablet computer.
PPRD South Programme Management Unit An EU Funded Programme c/o Italian Civil Protection Department Via Vitorchiano, 4 - 00189 Rome, Italy Un Programme ﬁnancé par l’Ue Tel +39 06 6820 2674 Fax +39 06 6820 2811 email@example.com Pierluigi SODDU PPRD South Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org Ronan de SAINT GERMAIN PPRD South Co-director email@example.com Ahmed O. EL KHOLEI PPRD South Co-director firstname.lastname@example.org PPRD South Consortium Dr. Agostino MIOZZO Italian Civil Protection Department (DPC) Colonel Philippe NARDIN Direction de la Sécurité Civile Française Major Général Hussein SAIED Egyptian Ministry of the Interior, General Administration of Civil Protection Colonel Mustapha EL-HABIRI Protection Civile Algérienne Ms. Paola ALBRITO International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, UN/ISDR European Commission Jesús LAVIÑA Head of Sector Environment EuropeAid Co-operation Ofﬁce email@example.com Katharina ERLER Programme Manager PPRD South EuropeAid Co-operation Ofﬁce firstname.lastname@example.org www.euromedcp.eu The Programme Programme Objectives Frequency Mediterranean Landscape of disasters in the Southern Mediterranean countries* Euro-Mediterranean cooperation in the ﬁeld of The purpose of the Programme is to contribute to the Speciﬁc activities The Mediterranean region is particularly Civil Protection (CP) started in 1998, under the development of improved civil protection prevention, aimed at achieving vulnerable and exposed to man-made and natural umbrella of the Barcelona Process, with two EU- preparedness and response capacities at international, the Programme’s goal disasters, which have a devastating impact on the funded programmes: a 5-year Pilot Programme national and local levels. These objectives will be include moreover environment, affected populations, resources and which aimed at improving cooperation in the area pursued over 3 years through four broad areas of the establishment infrastructure and could critically undermine the of civil protection between EU Member States and activity aimed at: of a network of region’s efforts towards sustainable development. the 12 Mediterranean Partners, and the “Bridge” permanent National Programme, whose objective was to improve the Correspondents. It has become clear that climate change is reciprocal knowledge of and strengthen political a serious threat which demands an urgent conﬁdence among the regional Civil Protection The PPRD South response. The evidence gathered leads to the partners. Programme will also conclusion that beneﬁts of strong and early contribute to bringing action far outweigh the economic costs of Building on the experience of the previous Risk assessment the Mediterranean inaction. programmes, with a budget of 5 million Euro, By developing national Partners closer the new 3-year EU-funded Euromed Programme and regional risk towards the European The most signiﬁcant risks in the Mediterranean for Prevention, Preparedness and Response to assessment tools such Union Civil Protection include: Natural and Man-made Disasters (PPRD South) as risk review, risk Mechanism in maps, CP Operational aims at further improving and building on the Manual. accordance with the results achieved by the previous two programmes Joint Declaration of by contributing, in particular, to the development the Paris Summit for • Seismic activity in the Mediterranean region of a civil protection the Mediterranean in • Hydro-geological events such as ﬂoods and culture based on prevention rather than response. 2008, which states ﬂash ﬂoods Prevention and that: “A joint Civil • Forest ﬁres PPRD South is a regional programme, launched in preparedness Protection programme • Urban and industrial disasters such as March 2009. It is managed by a consortium led by […] linking the explosions, chemical accidents or toxic By organising training the Italian Civil Protection Authority, together with workshops, study visits region more closely gas leakage the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction and technical assistance, to the EU Civil • Maritime pollution (oil spills) (UN/ISDR) and the Civil Protection Authorities of by sensitising the creation Protection Mechanism % • Tsunami-related risks of national platforms for France, Egypt and Algeria. The Programme works disaster risk reduction is one of the main • Disasters caused by extreme meteorological jointly with the National Civil Protection Authorities and by supporting priorities of the 36 Flood conditions of the beneﬁciary countries of Jordan, Lebanon, regional cooperation. region”. 12 Industrial Accident Morocco, Syria, the Palestinian Authority, Tunisia, 5 Landslide Turkey, Israel, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, As the main priority 9 Storm Montenegro and observer countries of Mauritania Response for the regional 5 Wildﬁre Seismic activity in the Mediterranean region and Libya. civil protection 4 Drought is quite important, with earthquakes of a By improving the coverage cooperation in the magnitude higher than 6 or 7 on the Richter and the coordination of 15 Earthquake existing warning systems Western Balkan and 7 Epidemic Insect scale occurring frequently, causing the death of and of the relevant Turkey candidate thousands of people and extensive damage to operational centres and 7 Extreme Temperature countries is their buildings. implementing simulation exercises. involvement in the EU Civil Protection Submarine slope failures and gravity-driven Mechanism, the PPRD mass movements occur frequently. Droughts South Programme and desertiﬁcation cause coastal ﬂooding and aims also to help erosion around much of the Mediterranean basin. Information/ prepare their full Frequency of water shortages and a decline in communication participation in the water quality pose new risks of public health. By improving the Mechanism through All these aspects could have detrimental effects information and training programmes, on food security, economic activities and political awareness of affected exchanges of experts, security. populations regarding risk exposure, prevention simulation exercises and response. and workshops on early warning * Source EM-DAT: the OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database. http://www.emdat.be Université systems. Catholique de Louvain-Brussels-Belgium.
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