• EASST supports SDGs 3.6 and 11.2 to halve the number of road deaths and injuries by 2020, and provide safe transport systems for all.
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  • Globally 1.25 million people are killed on the road each year. More than malaria. 
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  • Road deaths in the EASST region are three times higher than in Western Europe, despite having smaller vehicle fleets.
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  • With over 500 children being killed on the world’s roads every day good road safety education is vital. 
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  • Every year 20 to 50 million people are injured on the road and it is estimated that around 30% remain permanently disabled.
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  • Through FIRE AID, EASST addresses the fifth pillar of the Decade of Action, improving post-crash response.
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  • Road traffic collisions cost developing countries at least $100 billion a year. That's around 5% of their GDP.
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  • Our Road Safety Ambassadors Nikki and Alex Wurz join us in supporting the UN Decade of Action.
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About EASST

The formula for success in tackling road safety

EASST is an independent UK-registered charity whose mission is to save lives and prevent injuries by making road transport safer, greener and more sustainable for future generations. Since its establishment in 2009-10, EASST has built a vibrant network of NGOs across Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus and Central Asia - contributing to significant reforms in the region and to the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety.       More

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Where we work

EASST has built an effective alliance of road safety organisations working together in AlbaniaArmenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, GreeceKazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, LatviaMoldova, Russia, Tajikistan, and Ukraine to improve road safety and reduce road deaths.

What we do

Our projects focus on six priority areas for improving road safety and ensuring sustainable transport systems across the EASST region. These include:

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Latest News

EASST comments on Draft Proposal for a UN Fund for Road Safety

18th August 2017
EASST views the Draft Proposal as a welcome step forward and highlights the impact it could have in promoting road safety in the Eurasian region.

Transport in Tbilisi – Vision for a Modern European City

15th August 2017
EASST's Gela Kvashilava sheds light on the increasing health and safety risks on Tbilisi's roads and offers recommendations to policy makers on how they might tackle some of these issues.

Pregnant mothers in Moldova learn about child safety in cars

14th August 2017
EASST partner the ACM visit maternity hospitals across Moldova training expectant mothers on how to keep their children safe in cars.

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