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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?

5,059,800.83 euro, out of which 4,300,830.70 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 project is under implementation, with the following results reported so far:

The construction works for the main investment “Technical - material base for increasing the response speed in emergency situations” of the Lead Beneficiary started at the beginning of April 2021. This investment objective will have the following facilities:

- garage of the technical equipment for interventions in order to prevent the deterioration;

- workshop for conserving technical equipment;

- training  rooms for servants and paramedics and for rescuing victims. 

The works on behalf of BS on the investment objective - “First Regional Office Fire Safety and Civil Protection - Ruse (First ROFSCP-Ruse) - general renovation and reconstruction” are almost finalized. Some of the major construction works left are:

- Pavement of the territory;

- Park management.

The following spaces are envisaged in its construction: garage, administrative building, gym, training tower

The equipment “Individual altitude rescue full kit” and “Collective altitude rescue full kit”, was included in the open bid procedure developed during 2020. The technical specifications were submitted to a market study in March 2021 (Announcement in SEAP).        


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