Joint actions for fire fighting

Project code:CB005.1.11.162
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:468915.20 €
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 at improvement the firefighting capabilities of municipalities Uzkup (Turkey) and Sungurlare (Bulgaria) and prevention and mitigation of the consequences of fires on their territory  through supplying new equipment in both municipalities and improving the capacity of the staff from both sides, responsible for firefighting.

Within the project it will be analyzed the risk of fires in the municipalities Sungurlare and Uzkup and it will be elaborated a guide on best practices for firefighting. The project envisages supply of firefighting equipment in both municipalities including highpowered trucks with mobile fireplatforms for fighting forest fires and elaboration of works design of firetowers for the municipality of Sungurlare.

The implementation of the project will contribute to improvement the reaction of the staff from both sides of the border in cases of fires through the skilles and knowledge acquired during the trainings and exchanging best practices.


Leading partner
Municipality of Uskup
Municipality of Sungurlare