Improving the capacity of municipalities of Alpullu and Topolovgrad for prevention and mitigation the consequences of floods in the Aegean basin

Project code:CB005.1.11.084
Project call:CB005.1
Priority axis / Specific objective:1.1. Preventing and mitigating the consequences of natural and man-made disasters in the cross-border area
Type of project:Investment
Project duration in months:24
Project final contract amount:544734.16 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:21.03.2017
Project end date:20.03.2019
Project intervention field:087 Adaptation to climate change measures and prevention and management of climate related risks e.g. erosion, fires, flooding, storms and drought, including awareness raising, civil protection and disaster management systems and infrastructures
Project summary:

The project aims to prevent and mitigate the consequences of floods in the cross-border area of Topolovgrad and Alpullu through improving the conductivity of river beds of Sinapovska River in Topolovgrad municipality and of Pancarköy river in Alpullu.

Within the project joint capacity building training for municipal employees for risk prevention and disasters’ management and awareness raising training for local population about its role on disasters prevention and causing will be conducted. The project invisages execution of repair and restoration works for improvement the conductivity of the river beds of Sinapovska River in Topolovgrad Municipality and of Pancarköy River in Alpullu.

The implementation of the project will contribute to mitigation of consequences of floods in the cross-border area and increasing safety of the local population in Sinapovo village and town of Alpullu through reducing the risk of life-threatening disasters.


Leading partner
Municipality of Topolovgrad
Municipality of Alpullu