2nd Steering Committee Meeting and Main Planning Conference

The 2nd Steering Committee Meeting of the CASCADE’19 Exercise was held on February 25 in Palmela. The representatives of ECHO – European Commission and each of the 5 participating countries, Spain, France, Belgium, Germany and Croatia were present.

The next day the forum was extended with the holding of the Main Planning Conference that took place in the Municipal Library of Palmela. This work session, which gathered dozens of entities participating in the exercise, had as main goals the presentation of scenarios and timelines, consolidation of rules of engagement, modules and valences of the teams, as well as the program of evaluators.

After the Conference, followed visits to scenarios in the district of Évora, in this city and next to the Alqueva lake, and the following day to several places in the district of Setúbal, more specifically in Almada and Barreiro, where will carry be held  CASCADE operations.