The call for tender for procurement of equipment for “flood rescue using boats” goes under the framework of the EU Grant “Programme for prevention, preparedness and response to floods in the Western Balkans and Turkey (IPA floods Programme) LOT 1.
The Programme for Prevention, Preparedness and Response to Floods in the Western Balkans and Turkey (“The Programme” or “IPA FLOODS”) funded by the European Commission, DG ECHO through the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) is intended to increase Beneficiaries’ capacity to ensure proper flood risk management at national, regional and EU levels. IPA FLOODS Beneficiaries are: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia (only for IPA FLOODS Lot 1), Kosovo*, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey. The Programme is composed of two Lots: Lot 1 and Lot 2.
Lot 1 started on 1 January 2015 and running until 31 December 2016, has a budget of almost 2 million EURO and will be 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.
The tender’s invitation and all relevant documentation: http://www.studiaresviluppo.it/avvisi/bando-di-gara-europeo-procedura-aperta-forniture-di-protezione-civile/