Emergency Response Coordination Centre as the Successor to the Monitoring and Information Centre
Mgr. Lenka Jakubcová; Mgr. Oldřich Krulík, Ph.D., Faculty of Security Management PA Czech Republic in Prague, Department of Crisis Management

During 2014 a significant change relating to the emergency response was made within the European Union. The existing Monitoring and Information Centre, MIC was replaced by the Emergency Response Coordination Centre, ERCC. The paper describes this process and competencies and the importance of the newly designed body.
Key words: The European Union, disaster response, international cooperation.