Contributing to prevention, preparedness and response to environmental and other emergencies, accidents and search and rescue

EPPR updates

New Educational Video Launched to Help Arctic Communities Respond to Oil Spills

The video, developed by Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response Working Group (EPPR), is the third and final in a series devoted to oil spill preparedness and res...
15 Mar 2024

Interview with Ole Kristian Bjerkemo, EPPR Chair

Ole Kristian Bjerkemo may be the newest Chair of the Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response Working Group (EPPR), but EPPR is no stranger to him. Ole Kristian ha...
15 Feb 2024

Safe Arctic - Inter-Agency Experimental Research Exercise in the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation

Russian Federation held a series of exercises and events 7-8 September 2021 throughout its Arctic zone as a part of the Russian Chairmanship of the Arctic Council and EPP...
22 Sep 2021
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Ongoing projects

Arctic Marine Risk Assessment Guideline

Identifying a Need for a Common Approach to Marine Risk Assessments

Prevention, Preparedness and Response in Small Communities

Better Understanding of Preparedness and Risk Exposure in Small and Remote Communities

Circumpolar Wildland Fire Project

Circumpolar Coordination on Wildfire Prevention, Preparedness and Response

New Low-Sulphur Fuels - Fate and Behavior in Cold Water Conditions

Knowledge on New Low-Sulphur Fuels in the Arctic

ARCSAFE & RADSAR

Promoting Cooperation in Maritime Emergencies Potentially Releasing Radioactive Substances