Location of operation: DIPECHO
Amount of Decision: EUR 6,000,000
Decision reference number: ECHO/DIP/BUD/2006/02000
1 - Rationale, needs and target population.
1.1. - Rationale:
According to Article 2(f) of Humanitarian
Aid Regulation (EC) of 20 June 1996(1), DG ECHO's(2) activities in the
field of Disaster Preparedness shall be "to ensure preparedness for risks
of natural disasters or comparable exceptional circumstances and use a
suitable rapid early-warning and intervention system".
DIPECHO (Disaster Preparedness ECHO)