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ROBG 296

YoungVolunteer (ROBG 296)

What’s the goal?

The project’s main objective is to develop the volunteering spirit especially within young people (students in high schools, 15-19 years old) through a series of mechanisms.

What’s the budget?

348,921.03 euro, out of which 296,582.85 euro ERDF

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Association AISSER Calarasi (Romania)

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Foundation Sustainable Development and Prosperity (Bulgaria)

Beneficiary 3 (B3): Theoretical High School Mihai Eminescu (Romania)

Beneficiary 4 (B4): High school “Vasil Levski”

When is it happening?

Start date: 05.09.2018

End date: 04.03.2020

Duration: 18 months

Where is it happening?

Calarasi (Romania)

Vratsa, Silistra, Bulgaria

How is it going to happen?

  • 2 new cabinets from each high school will be equipped in order for the volunteers to learn and practice different measures of intervening in case of emergencies. For the cabinets the necessary equipment will be procured: mannequins, stretcher, medical equipment for learning (masks, manual ventilation, cervical collar, splint, etc.), first aid kit for learning, video projector and interactive smartboard, furniture; Teachers will be trained in order to be able to teach the volunteers;
  • 2 joint partnerships in the field of joint early warning and emergency response with public authorities (1 in Romania and 1 in Bulgaria);
  • 4 volunteering campaigns organized in the eligible area of the programme, Calarasi/Silistra region: 2 pilot actions will be organized in Romania and 2 pilot actions will be organized in Bulgaria (4 days each).

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

Programme outputs:

- 17,538 Population benefiting from flood protection measures;

- 17,538 Population benefiting from forest fire protection measures;

Programme results: The quality of the joint risk management in the CBC area

Project status

The project implementation is ongoing. The project results achieved so far are the following:

The joint internal project management team on behalf of all project Beneficiaries were set up and the office equipment, necessary for the performing of their daily activities was purchased for all of them. In addition, the project beneficiaries have organized two project team meetings in Calarasi and Veliko Tarnovo.

B3 - Theoretical High school “Mihai Eminescu” (RO) and B4 - “High school “Vasil Levski” Bulgaria have already established and equipped two Emergency cabinets for first aid at their premises, which were equipped with mannequins, stretchers, medical equipment for learning: masks, manual ventilation, cervical collar, splint, blood pressure monitor, blood glucose test and first aid kit for learning. Both cabinets are operational and used from the school students for performing of training courses for using the equipment.

Furthermore, for performing of Pilot actions for the volunteer community, foreseen to be performed within the project, the LB acquisitioned cleaning materials, as professional garbage pads, garbage bag holder, large garbage bags, hand gloves and shovels, which will be used during the 4 volunteering campaigns foreseen to be organized in Calarasi – Silistra region.

Within the WP “Communication”, the project beneficiaries organized the project launching press – conference in Calarasi and developed the project web site, which could be accessed on the following link: www.youngvolunteer.eu .

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