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ROBG 305

(ROBG-305)

Equipment save our lives

What’s the goal?

The overall objective of the project is to improve joint risk management in the cross-border area. The current project aims to achieve reduction of the vulnerability of the environment and to prevent the consequences of social and economic disaster caused by flooding or fires in the border region.

What’s the budget?

910 542.10 euro, out of which 773 960.78 euro ERDF

Target at the half of the implementation period: 24,500 euro for LB, 12,000 euro for B2

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Montana Municipality

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Motatei Village

When is it happening?

Start date: 08.09.2018

End date: 08.03.2020

Duration: 18 months 1 day

Where is it happening?

Montana Municipality

Motatei Village

How is it going to happen?

  • Conducting a comparative legal analysis on the Romania and Bulgarian legislation regarding disaster management
  • Development of analysis of the current disaster management plans and responsible institutions
  • Elaboration of study on local and European best practices in the field of natural disaster management and structural improvement
  • Development of In-depth Guide to Citizen Disaster Preparedness
  • Delivery of specialized risk management equipment in Montana and Motatei

What will be the results (what’s the contribution to the Programme)?

Programme outputs: 51437 people benefiting from actions of risk management, 1 joint partnerships in the field of joint early warning and emergency response

Programme results: increased quality of the joint risk management in the CBC area for 51437 citizens

Project status

The following results were reported so far:

- A press conference has been held in Montana, on 05.10.2018;

- The comparative legal analysis for Romanian and Bulgarian legislation in accordance with the risk management is under development;

- The analysis of the actual disaster plans for management and the responsible institutions is ongoing;

- All of the services and equipment contracts within the project have been awarded and most of the equipment have been delivered (backhoe with hydraulic kits, cups and picnotes on behalf of B2 and Tipper with hydraulic crane, 2 pick-up 4x4 trucks, one with single cab and one with double cab, also Backhoe loader, 2 Mini front loaders and Agri tractor with trailer on behalf of LB);

- The project website is still under development and can be found on: http://eqsol.eu/en/

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