Strengthening preparedness and response capacity
To build the capacities of the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defence in preparedness to disaster response operations.
Outcome 1: Establish a Unified Emergency Preparedness and Response System for emergency situations
A review of relevant legislation in Tajikistan to develop a roadmap on establishment of a Unified State Emergency Preparedness and Response System based on the model of the Russian Unified State Emergency Preparedness and Response System.
Development of secondary legislation, protocols and procedures for the implementation of a Unified State Emergency Preparedness and Response System for Tajikistan.
Development of training materials on coordination of preparedness and response;
Provision of a series of trainings to all Civil Defense and Commission-level officials in the implementation of the Unified State Emergency Preparedness and Response System;
Large scale and technically complex field exercises to demonstrate understanding and capacity to implement the Unified System.
Outcome 2: Strengthening the search and rescue capacities of Tsentrospas (CoES SAR Department), including human capacities and technical resource base, so that search and rescue works are undertaken in a timely and efficient fashion.
An operations requirements-based assessment of SAR needs and capacities in Tajikistan.
Conduction of capacity needs assessment of COES, including equipment and training to efficiently respond to disasters.
Conducting search and rescue training and providing additional SAR equipment.
Development of a business plan to ensure sustainability of disaster response operations implemented by CoES, including the procurement and use of heavy machinery;
Procurement of heavy rescue equipment based on the capacity needs assessment conducted.