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LatRC, together with other RC national societies in Baltic Sea Region, starts the implemetation of international project BALTPREP

10.01 2019 Projects

On 1 January 2019 Finnish Red Cross, together with the Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Polish, German and Dannish Red Cross national societies, started the implematation of the international project “BALTPREP – enhancing regional preparedness and response capacity for major accidents in the Baltic Sea region”

The general objective is to improve and optimize quality and interoperability of the Red Cross and Civil Protection Authorities regional response capacity for major accidents and severe disruptions.

The project is implemented in Finland, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

The Baltic Sea region (BSR) covers a significant area of northern Europe and its EU member countries representing nearly a fifth of the EU population. Over the past few years, issues of preparedness have emerged strongly in the region. The BALTPREP – Enhancing regional preparedness and response capacity for major accidents in the Baltic Sea region project improves and optimizes quality and interoperability of the Red Cross and Civil Protection Authorities regional response capacity for major accidents and severe disruptions. The project strengthens collaboration in and between 7 EU member states: Finland, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROJECT HERE

The project is funded by European Union within Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid program.

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