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Estonian EU external border programme

ROUGERESCUE


Overview

Name of Lead Beneficiary

NGO Rõuge Voluntary Firefighters

Partners

Associated partners

Estonian Rescue Board (Eesti Päästeamet); Rõuge Municipality Government (Rõuge Vallavalitsus)

Thematic objective

TO6 Environmental protection, climate change mitigation and adaption

Start date: 01.07.2023

End date: 31.12.2023

Duration: 6 months

Specific area

Fostering shared actions in risk management and a readiness to cope with environmental disasters

Programme co-financing

299 959,12

Total budget

673 914,00

Regions

South Estonia

Contact email

[email protected]

Project status

Ongoing (6th Call for proposals)

ROUGERESCUE - ER209

Overall objective: To increase awareness and preparedness of public authorities, institutions and local communities on environmental disasters, climate risks, natural hazards, and other related and cascade risks exposed to the society and rural communities in the border areas.

Specific objective:

  • To construct Rõuge rescue depot centre (II stage) for operations, services and local crises headquaters
  • to increase capacity of rescue network and services
  • to mitigate environmental risks and forest fires 
  • to increase knowledge of local population in target area