Joint Initiatives for Flood Resilience Across Watersheds in CB Region/ FLOOD RESILIENCE
Lead Partner (name/country)
Dimitrovgrad Municipality, Bulgaria
Uzunkopru Municipality, Turkey
1.1 Preventing and mitigating the the consequences of natural and man-made disasters in the cross-border area
Duration (in months)
Total budget (in €)
585 725, 04
The main Project Objective is preventing and mitigating the consequences of natural and man-made disasters in the cross-border area. The development of the project proposal and its successful implementation form sub-objectives aiming at creation of favourable conditions to define professionally the “hot spots” where intervention is needed, secure innovative technical equipment and increase the awareness of the population for disaster prevention and rescue activities.
1- supply of modern and innovative machine with a full range of equipment for interventions in Dimitrovgrad municiplaity;
2 - implementation of hudrologycal measures and works for correction and cleaning of the river beds, ditches, gullies and road lay-bys in Dimitrovgrad;
3 - supply of modern and innovative machines for intervention in Uzunkopru municipality;
4- implementation of hydrologycal measures and works for correction and cleaning of the river channels crossing agricultural lands in Uzunkopru.
5- elaborated joint hazard report and map for floods in CB region
6 - realized 5 day training in Uzunkopru for volunteers in disaster management in the CB area;
7 - realized rescue and FLOOD RESILIENCE training in Dimitrovgrad;
8 - realized one day flood disaster preparedness game-day in Uzunkopru; 1.1.3. Population benefiting from flood protection measures; Population in the most affected areas in Dimitrovgrad and Uzunkopru from the watel level increasing: neighborhood Mariyno, Dimitrovgrad and the near villages: Bryast, Mercihleri, Zdravets and Stransko. Villages in Uzunkopru: Kirkkavak and Beykonak and people living in the city center crossed by Kirkkavak river channel.
Two project partners - Municipality of Dimitrovgrad and Municipality of Uzunkopru, children, young people and elder people from two municipalities, local farmers.