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CODE (ROBG – 21)

Community Opposition of Disastrous Events

What’s the goal?

To increase local capacity in rural areas of Romania-Bulgaria border region (regions of Dolj in Romania, Vidin and Montana in Bulgaria) for disasters’ prevention and mitigation trough development of extended volunteer units and their better preparation, including in a cross-border context. 

What’s the budget?

280.566,42 euro, out of which 238.481,46 euro ERDF

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): “Vasiliada” Association (Romania)

Beneficiary 2 (B 2): Free Youth Centre (FYC) (Bulgaria)

Beneficiary 3 (B 3): Bulgarian Red Cross (BRC)

Beneficiary 4 (B 4): Red Cross - Dolj Branch

When is it happening?

Start date: 02.02.2016

End date: 01.02.2018

Duration: 24 months

Where is it happening?

Vidin, Montana and Sofia in Bulgaria

Dolj in Romania

How is it going to happen?

  • International meetings of experts;
  • Development of methodical materials;
  • Web-site development;
  • Implementation of 54 training sessions in both countries;
  • Implementation of two joint practical exercises;
  • Project management.
  • 200 volunteers trained and prepared for joint actions  in the field of joint early warning and emergency response ;
  • 120 local administrations officers prepared for risk management.

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

Programme outputs: 64,000 peoplebenefiting from actions of risk management.

Programme results:

- increasing the number of specialists on site, prepared for action in case of disaster;

- contribution to the skills of local authorities to manage people in times of emergency;

- improved joint risk management in the cross-border area.

Project status

Main results achieved during the implementation of the project:

Population benefiting from actions of risk management: 150,104 people

1 joint evaluation of needs and opportunities for better preparation of volunteer resources implemented;

1 joint methodology for education of volunteers and other relevant experts developed;

800 volunteers from volunteer units trained and prepared for (joint) actions;

120 administrations officers prepared for risk management;

160 relevant local experts involved as an additional resource and educated;

20 local communities better prepared for disaster events’ opposition;

The implementation period of the project was finalized on 02.02.2018


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