Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response. One of the working groups of the ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More Council. The goal of the EPPREmergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response. One of the working groups of the Arctic Council. The goal of the EPPR Working Group is to contribute to the protection of the Arctic environment... More Working Group is to contribute to the protection of the Arctic environment from the threat or impact that may result from an accidental release of pollutants or radionuclides (radioactive substances). In addition, the Working Group considers issues related to response to the consequences of natural disasters.

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