Slovenia

This country is covered by UNISDR's Europe office.

This risk profile is currently being updated with new data from the 2013 Global Risk Update.
Slovenia has a National Platform

Focal Points

National Platform, Hyogo Framework for Action

Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief, Ministry of Defence (ACPDR)

Website: http://www.sos112.si
Contact: Senior advisor
Phone: +386 147 132 55 +386 516 279 38

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Institutional Structure / National Platform Description

History

In July 2014, the Council of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia for Protection against Natural and other Disasters was established as an advisory body to the Government of the Republic of Slovenia on protection against natural and man-made disasters. The Council shall act as a National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.

Structure

Members of the Platform are representatives of key ministries and government offices, nongovernmental organisations and associations as well as expert, scientific and research institutions, representatives of local communities and national media:

Governmental bodies:

  • Ministries (environment, interior, infrastructure, health, foreign affairs, education, culture, defence)
  • Office of the Prime Minister of the RS
  • National Civil Protection Commander

 

NGOs:

  • Fire Fighting Association of Slovenia
  • Slovenian Red Cross
  • CIPRA Slovenia - Association for the Protection of the Alps
  • Slovenian Electronic Communication Society SIKOM

 

Academic and research institutions:

  • Slovenian Rectors Conference
  • Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts

 

Local level:

  • Associations of Municipalities of Slovenia

 

Private sector:

  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia

 

Media:

  • RTV Slovenia

 

Budget

Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief (ACPDR)- along with other authorities/governmental bodies in the Platform, covers the majority of cost.

Aims

Its aim is to facilitate dialogue between the Government of the Republic of Slovenia and the civil society as well as non-governmental, scientific and research, and other organizations and associations on disaster risk reduction, building disaster resilience and sustainable development in line with the objectives of the Hyogo Framework for Action.

Activities

The main activities of the Council/Platform are:

  • To take an active part in the development and implementation of the National Programme on Protection Against Natural and Other Disasters.
  • To facilitate cooperation of stakeholders in all phases of disaster management cycle – prevention, preparedness, response to disasters, and recovery.
  • To participate in the legislative process.
  • To contribute to awareness-raising on the importance of prevention activities and promote resilience to disasters.
  • To cooperate with other relevant bodies from related fields and strive towards synergy.
  • To organize public consultations on disaster management.
  • To participate in the relevant international activities and cooperate with platforms of other countries.
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HFA Progress Reports

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Other Policy, Plans & Statements

Policy & Plans

Official Statements & Presentations

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Country Information

Population:
2.0 million
GDP 2007:
24.2 billion USD

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