Measures for establishment of flood prevention and quick reaction conditions in

Chiprovci and Boljevac

Priority Axis: Environment

Specific Objective: 3.1 Joint Risk Management

Type of project: Investment


Partners:

Chiprovtsi, Alternative and Development - CHAR

A nonprofit organization protecting the rights of people and nature in the municipality Chiprovtsi and sustainable development of the territory.

Municipality of Boljevac

Boljevac (Serbian Cyrillic: Бољевац, pronounced [bɔ̌ːʎɛʋat͡s]) is a town and municipality located in the Zaječar District of the eastern Serbia.

Municipality of Chiprovtsi

(Bulgarian: Чипровци, pronounced [ˈtʃiproft͡si]) is a small town in northwestern Bulgaria, administratively part of Montana Province. It lies on the shores of the river Ogosta in the western Balkan Mountains, very close to the Bulgarian-Serbian border.


Project Objectives

Objective 1

Investments in equipment related to flood risk reduction and flood damage removal - obtaining four work machines and one transportation vehicle.

Objective 2

Cleaning of the river in Chiprovtsi

Objective 3

Capacity development in order to react in cases of a flood

Project Activities


 Purchase of work machines for municipality of Chiprovtsi

Cleaning of тhe river banks in Ogosta river

Purchase of work machines and a transportation vehicle planned for the works on the watercourses of rivers of the municipality of Boljevac

Training for inhabitants of the villages at the highest risk of floods in Boljevac and Chiprovtsi

Study on the acting and elaboration of new crisis action plans in the CB region

Researches on threatened by floods areas in the CBC region

Training for representatives of local authorities at the municipal level and representatives of local community councils from municipalities of Boljevac and Chiprovtsi

Benefits

to be achieved by this project

Supported small-scale interventions / investments in green infrastructure for natural water retention;

Purchased specialised equipment related to disaster management, particularly for reducing the risk of flooding and decreasing the flood damage;

Increased capacity of local authorities and inhabitants to prevent floods, reduce flood-related damage, and to act safely and be safe in case of a flood.

This website has been produced with the assistance of the European Union through the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria-Serbia Programme, CCI No 2014TC16I5CB007. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of Municipality of Boljevac and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union or the Managing Authority of the Programme.

The project is co-funded by EU through the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria–Serbia Programme.