Intelligent strategic cross-border development for response in case of major natural and man-made hazards and disasters - ISeC

Project code:CB005.1.11.006
Project call:CB005.1
Priority axis / Specific objective:1.1. Preventing and mitigating the consequences of natural and man-made disasters in the cross-border area
Type of project:Investment
Project duration in months:24
Project final contract amount:568473.20 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:21.03.2017
Project end date:20.03.2019
Project intervention field:087 Adaptation to climate change measures and prevention and management of climate related risks e.g. erosion, fires, flooding, storms and drought, including awareness raising, civil protection and disaster management systems and infrastructures
Project summary:

The project aims at development, simulation and approval of joint Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs) and joint Intervention Plan for response in case of major natural and man-made hazards and disasters in the cross-border area.

Within the project a staff training will be implmentedand and the awareness of the civil society for response in case of major natural and man-made hazards and disasters in the cross-border area will be raised. The project envisages exchange of experience and good practices between the two competent institutions in the field of environmental protection and promoting climate change adaptation and mitigation, risk prevention and management. For the needs of the partners from both sides of the border, it will be delivered specialized innovative equipment for observance of the cross-border area and rapid response in case of natural and man-made hazards and disasters.

The implementation of the project will contribute to increasing the operational capabilities and provision of intelligent legal framework and sustainable policies for bilateral response in the event of major natural and man-made hazards and disasters in the cross-border area.

Partners

Leading partner
Kirklareli Provincial Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate, Turkey
PP2
Directorate General Fire Safety and Civil Protection - Ministry of Interior, Bulgaria