Acting Deputy Director of the Institute of Geography of the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Associate Professor Zaur Imrani, took part in the seminar "Interagency coordination and emergency planning for the creation of early warning systems."
The event was attended by employees of the Ministries of Emergency Situations, Internal Affairs, Health, Ecology and Natural Resources, Science and Education, the Medical Territory Management Union, the Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society, the Swedish Civil Defense Agency, the Italian International Environmental Monitoring Center and the Red Cross.
The main goal of the workshop was to ensure the full implementation of early warning approaches and interagency cooperation for national and local emergency planning and flexible response measures in civil protection activities, as well as the exchange of experience on effective early warning systems. Participants listened to presentations on early warning systems such as Creating Effective and Efficient Early Warning Systems, Developing a National Risk Management Program, Forest Fire Prediction Models, RISICO and EFFIS, and answered training questions.
After the event, Zaur Imrani invited Andrea Trucchiani, a specialist of the Italian Center for Environmental Monitoring, to a scientific seminar of the institute to speak on the topic “RISICO and EFFIS Forest Fire Risk Prediction Models”.