23 April 2012

European Civil Protection Financial Instrument

Call for proposals: Projects on prevention and preparedness

The 2012 call for proposals for projects on prevention and preparedness in the field of civil protection covers two separate sections, each with specific objectives and budget:
(A) Prevention Projects
(B) Preparedness Projects

Objectives of prevention projects:
1: Actions assessing the costs and benefits of risk prevention measures.
2: Actions developing risk assessments, hazard identification and risk modelling, including actions linked to the development of risk management plans.
3: Actions developing innovative solutions for financing disaster prevention.

Objectives of preparedness projects:
1: Actions aimed at cross-border civil protection and marine pollution cooperation for direct response to natural and man-made disasters, which may affect critical cross-border infrastructures between two participating countries or which require specific technical skills or know-how;
2: Actions aimed at enhancing operational cooperation in the European Civil Protection Mechanism, enabling participating states to develop, exercise and register multinational modules (composed of personnel from at least two Participating States)
3: Actions aimed at increasing the participating states preparedness for the coastal consequences of marine pollution accidents.
4: Actions aimed at increasing the Participating States' preparedness for receiving assistance.
5: Actions aimed at using and developing e-learning tools for spreading knowledge about civil protection and marine pollution in Participating States.
6: Actions aimed at limiting the consequences of emergencies through sharing experience and best practices on developing and making use of situational reports.

The deadline for submission of proposals is 31/5/2012.

Official documents