EU funded projects in BiH

'''Cross-border Fire Protection""

PROJECT DETAILS

Sectors Regional and territorial cooperation
EU Acquis chapters Other issues
Programme Funding Year 2012
Value €167,505
Periods of implementation 2014
Locations BILEĆA, ČAJNIČE, GACKO, TREBINJE, JABLANICA, KONJIC, STOLAC, RAVNO, FOČA - USTIKOLINA, MOSTAR

Results

Expected results: R1. Improved capacity of national and municipal institutions and services dealing with protection and rescue; R2. Population and local authorities in the cross-border area and target municipalities familiarised with preventive actions against fires, protection and rescue and DRR; R3. Improved cross-border cooperation between institutions and services in charge of protection and rescue from BiH and Montenegro; R4. Improved capacity of the voluntary fire fighting associations from target municipalities and their work and importance for protection of local communities promoted.

SUMMARY

The project is aimed at reduction of the vulnerability of BiH and Montenegro to natural disasters and preserve the environment and natural resources through cross-border cooperation in the area of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and implementation of a joint program for reduction of open space fires. Its specific objective is improvement of the capacity of the cross-border area to deal with open space fires through cross-border cooperation, joint capacity building and awareness raising campaign. Target groups are employees of the municipal protection and rescue units (at least 100 rescuers), employees of the national institutions for protection and rescue (at least 20 employees), secondary school students (at least 1000 studets), members of voluntary fire fighting associations (at least 50 volunteers), local authorities (at least 30), citizens reached by awareness raising campaign (around 10% of population, around 35000 people) and tourists.

RESULTS

Expected results: R1. Improved capacity of national and municipal institutions and services dealing with protection and rescue; R2. Population and local authorities in the cross-border area and target municipalities familiarised with preventive actions against fires, protection and rescue and DRR; R3. Improved cross-border cooperation between institutions and services in charge of protection and rescue from BiH and Montenegro; R4. Improved capacity of the voluntary fire fighting associations from target municipalities and their work and importance for protection of local communities promoted.