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Preventing forest fire in Dolj and Lom, Montana cross border region

What’s the goal?

To improve joint risk management in the cross-border area by increasing the responsiveness of specific actors in the fight against forest fires in the cross-border area Dolj-Lom, Montana, thus strengthening institutional and technical management capacity in case of disaster and emergency response.

What’s the budget?

941,964.13 euro, from which 800,669.50 euro FEDR

Who is doing it?

Lead beneficiary (LB): Dolj County Council

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Lom Municipality


Beneficiary 4 (B4): "Mihai Bravul" Dolj County Inspectorate of Gendarmerie, Dolj

When is it happening?

Start date: 21.07.2020

End date: 20.07.2023

Duration: 36 months

Where is it happening?

Montana (BG)

Dolj (RO)

How is it going to happen?

  • Increasing intervention capacity in fighting forest fire in the cross border areas
  • Experience exchange in forest fire joint risk managements
  • Establishing joint partnerships in the field of risk management situations generated by fires
  • Raising awareness campaigns
  • Setting up Lom fire brigade Volunteers for prevention and fire fightings
  • Communication

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

Programme outputs: Population benefiting from forest fire protection measures: 50 912 persons; Number of joint partnerships in the field of joint early warning and emergency response: 4;

Programme results: The quality of joint risk management in the CBC area: 3;


Project status

Current Project Status:

The project is in 21 month of implementation out of 36, the following progress were registered:

Within the activity T1 – “Increasing intervention capacity in fighting forest fire in the cross border area”, the following equipment were purchased: SUV with pick-up, Portable power generator 3KVA, by Beneficiary 4 - "Mihai Bravul" Dolj County Inspectorate of Gendarmerie and Electric projector[CR1]  and Firefighter portable water bag by Beneficiary 3 - Inspectorate for Emergency Situations OLTENIA, DOLJ COUNTY

Beneficiary 4 - "Mihai Bravul" Dolj County Inspectorate of Gendarmerie, has launched the simplified procedures for 2 times (on 18.11.2021 and on 13.12.2021) for the purchasing of the 4 All Terrain Vehicle and the 4  Trailer for the transportation of the A.T.Vs but no offers were submitted by the set deadlines.

Beneficiary 4 has published a press release with the aim of raising awareness regarding the implications and consequences of forest fires and a radio spot has been broadcasted by a national radio station.

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