IPA FLOODS Lot 1 (January 2015 – December 2016 – with a budget of almost 2 million EURO – and was aimed to:

  • increase Beneficiaries’ capability to develop effective national civil protection systems and collaborate in a coherent manner in dealing with floods at regional/European level;
  • support Beneficiaries in becoming better prepared to cope with the challenges posed by approximation to/implementation of the EU Floods Directive


Main Activities foreseen under Lot 1 are:

Activity 1

Capacity building for flood preparedness and response through establishment of multinational Civil Protection Modules for flood response – Flood Rescue using Boats (FRB)

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Activity 2

Capacity building and provision of support for the approximation to the EU Floods Directive and the implementation of an integrated approach to flood risk management encompassing prevention, preparedness and response in line with the Council conclusions on Integrated Flood Management

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Key stakeholders of the action are Civil Protection Authorities, National Meteorological and Hydrological Services and other Flood Prevention Authorities in the Beneficiaries.