About the Project

Project "Community Opposition of Disastrous Events" (CODE) is financed by Interreg V-A Romania-Bulgaria Programme. The project partners are Association Vasiliada - Craiova, Romania (lead partner), Free Youth Centre - Vidin, Bulgaria, Bulgarian Red Cross and Rd Cross - Dolj, Romania. The general objective of the project is to increase local capacity in rural areas of Romania-Bulgaria border region (regions of Dolj in Romania, Vidin and Montana in Bulgaria) for disasters’ prevention and mitigation trough development of extended volunteer units and their better preparation, including in a cross-border context.  The envisaged budget on the project is 280 566,42 EUR, provided by European Union through European Regional Development Fund, the governments of Romania and Bulgaria and the project partners. 

Training sessions in Bulgaria

20.05.2017. Free Youth Centre successfully completed a series of 18 two-day training seminars for members of voluntary units for disaster protection and municipal officials from Vidin and Montana districts, conducted by the organization to improve emergency preparedness.

Second CODE meeting of experts

October 14-15, 2016. In Belogradchik, Bulgaria took place the second meeting of experts from Bulgaria and Romania under the project "Community Opposition of Disastrous Events" (CODE). The purpose of the meeting was the approval of the methodological set made for the provision of training courses and the practical exercises.

First CODE Meeting of Experts

July, 7-8 2016 In Dubova, Romania held the First CODE meeting of experts in disaster protection from Bulgaria and Romania. The forum is a activity under "Community Opposition of Disastrous Events" project and aimed to presenting the results of a Comparative research and drafting Terms of Reference for the methodology of project's training and practical exercises.

Project Promotion in Bulgaria

April, 2016. The first project activity - "Project Promotion", officially started in Bulgarian border region. To the end of May a PR expert will vist at least 15 local communities (municipal centres) acros districts of Vidin and Montana to present project idea and to attract participation of the target groups.


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