Call: Prevention and preparedness projects in the field of civil protection and marine pollution
|Type of Fund||Action programme|
|Description of programme
"Union Civil Protection Mechanism"
The Civil Protection Mechanism facilitates coordination in the field of civil protection in order to improve the effectiveness of systems for preventing, preparing for and responding to natural and man-made disasters. The Mechanism should protect primarily people, but also the environment and property, including cultural heritage. The objective is to support and complement the efforts of Member States in the field of disaster prevention, focusing on areas where cooperation provides added value and complement existing cooperation frameworks/instruments provided by relevant EU macro - regional strategies.
|Link||Link to Programme|
Prevention and preparedness projects in the field of civil protection and marine pollution
|Description of call |
"Prevention and preparedness projects in the field of civil protection and marine pollution"
The objective of the Call is to select projects which support and complement the efforts of participating states and eligible third countries in prevention and preparedness in civil protection and marine pollution focusing on areas where a common European approach is more appropriate. It is open also to IPA II countries not yet participating in the mechanism and the European Neighbourhood Policy countries. Projects can be financed from two separate budget items, internal and external budget item.
Funds from the internal budget item can be allocated to projects where main beneficiaries are Participating States only, whereas funds from the external budget item can be allocated to projects addressing the needs in enlargement countries (IPA II) and European Neighbourhood Policy countries (ENP).
The Call covers two separate policy areas, prevention and preparedness, each with its specific objectives and budget.
The UCPM aims at achieving a higher level of protection and resilience against disasters by preventing or reducing their potential effects, by fostering a culture of prevention and by improving cooperation among civil protection actors as well as with other relevant services.
Objective of this Call for the preparedness policy area is to create better prerequisites for and improve preparedness, as well as enhance awareness of civil protection and/or marine pollution professionals and volunteers.
For priorities 1 and 2, specific focus areas include:
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|Thematic Focus||Disaster Prevention, Security|
|Funding area|| EU Member States |
|Origin of Applicant|| EU Member States |
Iceland / Ísland
Montenegro / Crna Gora/Црна Гора
North Macedonia / Северна Македонија
Norway / Norge
Serbia / Сpбија
Turkey / Türkiye
|Eligible applicants||Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, International Organization, NGO / NPO, Public Services|
|Applicant details|| |
Internal budget item: Private entities, public entities, international organizations established in one of the UCPM Participating States
External budget item: Entities established in eligible third countries (IPA II beneficiaries not participating in UCPM or ENP countries) can participate but cannot act as the coordinator.
|Project Partner Details|| |
Internal budget item (entities from participating states): Min. 3 partners, max. 2 international organizations.
External budget item: Min. 3 partners, incl. a min. of 1 IPA II beneficiary/ 1 ENP country as well as at least one Participating State or an International Organisation as the Coordinator.
|Project duration max||24 months|
|Type of Funding||Grant|
|Financial details|| |
Max. quota: 75%
Max grant: 800 000 €
ECHO A.5 "Civil protection policy, Prevention, Preparedness and Disaster Risk Reduction Unit"
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