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Investments for a safe region (ROBG-135)

Investments for a safe region Giurgiu County and Ruse District

What’s the goal?

To improve the joint risk management in the cross-border area by providing superior technical conditions that will have a major positive impact on the response speed of the emergency activities and missions in Giurgiu-Ruse region.

What’s the budget?

5,059,800.84 euro, out of which 4,300,830.72 euro ERDF

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Giurgiu County Council (Romania)

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Fire Safety and Civil Protection Directorate General – Ministry of Interior (Bulgaria)

When is it happening?

Start date: 31.03.2017

End date: 30.03.2022

Duration: 60 months

Where is it happening?

Giurgiu in Romania

Ruse in Bulgaria

How is it going to happen?                      

  • Construction works and endowments : Technical Material Base for Increasing The Response Speed in Emergency situations – Giurgiu; First Regional Office Fire Safety and Civil Protection – Ruse;
  • Events;
  • Trainings;
  • Information and publicity;
  • Procurement of specific equipment.

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

Programme outputs: 1 joint partnership in the field of joint early warning and emergency response; 515,000 people benefiting from actions of risk management, flood protection measures and forest fire protection measures.

Programme results: increasing the efficiency of emergency situations interventions, performed in a shorter time, with less or no blockages, lower costs of operations and more secure equipment to be used in the rescuing missions.

Project status

The Lead Beneficiary is facing problems with the elaboration of the technical project and no real progress has been registered in implementation of the project activities for which LB is responsible.

LB was looking for a solution in order to restart the all activities of the project. In this respect,a series of meetings were held with Programme management bodies.

An addendum was proposed in order to reallocate funds between partners.

Currently, LB updated the feasibility study and will launch the procurement for the technical project as well as the works execution.

B2 has signed the contract for drawing up the technical design and the contract no. 1983-63-04.07.2018, for the execution of the works for construction of the First Regional Office Fire Safety and Civil Protection – Ruse and the works should be finalized until 31st of December, 2019.

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