The first of four trainings of the local authority delegates took place within the BEWARE project framework. Representatives of Trstenik, Čačak, Kragujevac, Varvarin took part, as well as Kraljevo which hosted the event. In working and friendly atmosphere theoretical and practical aspect of landslide-related topics re elaborated.
The first training for local authority teams within the BEWARE project framework took place on Oct 30-31, 2015. The host, The City of Kraljevo, let their Civil Protection training center located in Rudno at disposal, thereby providing accommodation and training facilities. The training was performed by Assoc. Prof. Dr Biljana Abolmasov, Uroš Đurić, and Assis. Prof. Miloš Marjanović, while the participants were as follows:
- Kraljevo: Darko Rudnjanin and Zdravko Maksimović
- Trstenik: Miroljub Đorđević and Bratislav Antić
- Čačak: Rade Ćirković and Dragan Rapajić
- Kragujevac: Božana Stefanović and Isidora Obradović
- Varvarin: Jelena Milojković and Dragoš Beguš,
while unofficially and self-initiated Milić Radosavljević, a representative of Ćićevac, also took part at his own expense. First training day started by a ceremonial hand-out of donated equipment (desktop computer, tablet and navigation device) delivered by UNDP Serbia. Classroom sessions followed from 11:00 till 19:00 with appropriate breaks. It involved theoretical and demonstrative exercises relevant for realization of BEWARE project objectives intended for local authority teams in their future work. The following day was reserved for field training that involved visiting of particular site, reported earlier this year by BEWARE teams. The latter involved a landslide near Bogutovac, along the Ibar corridor whereupon participants practiced their technical skills for successful landslide reporting, thereby simulating their future work. All participants passed the training with sufficient success.