Damage to agriculture only in HR is estimated around 30 million euros and 64,8 million euros in SRB. In HR area of 250 km2 and 300 km2 in SRB was affected by the flood. At least 60 people lost their lives. In Serbia 3,500 km of roads need repair. Farmers in both HR and SRB suffered severe damages, including around 180 tonnes of dead domestic and wild animals in HR and 288 tonnes in SRB. High number of farming facilities and 8,500 ha of the crops in HR and 90,000 ha in SRB were flooded. At the same time, there were no communication procedures between HR and SRB organisations responsible for flood protection.
Regarding establishing cross-border flood prevention system, the third specific objective is to establish cross-border partnerships in flood protection management and wildlife preservation, and to raise public awareness on floods, thus improving flood protection of people and natural assets.
Awareness raising activities are lead by project partners Institute for Development and International Relations IRMO and Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment ILFE.
Project is funded by European Union and before mentioned applicants:
– EU financing (84,86%) = €595.199,11
– national co-financing (15,14%) = €106.190,37
– EU financing (84,92%) = €599.007,15
– national co-financing (15,08%) = €106.371,03
Hrvatske šume d.o.o. is a three-layered commercial company owned by the state, with the Headquarters in Zagreb, 16 regional forest administrations (subsidiaries) and 171 regional forest offices
Vode Vojvodine is a Public Water Management Company Vode Vojvodine founded in order to take responsibilities for water management activities in the territory of Autonomous Province of Vojvodina
Institute for Development and Internatonal Relations is a scientific institution whose mission is developing and disseminating theoretical, methodological and technical knowledge and skills required for scientific and professional interpretation and evaluation of contemporary international relation
Institute of Lowland Forestry and Enviroment is an institution whose mission is to provide research results that enable the development of new and improvement of existing technologies, products and services in forestry and environmental protection, as well as to provide information and knowledge, to connect producers and end users, helping citizens in everyday life