Bringing neighbours closer
Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!About the programme
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Project Duration: 01.07.2020 - 31.12.2021
Project ERDF Financing: 181987.97 EUR
Project call: 3rd call
Project “MuniGuard” will improve efficiency of public services in the field of public safety by strengthening capacities and cooperation between municipalities and institutions in Saldus – Mazeikiai cross-border region. The objective of the project is to ensure higher civil security for citizens through improved public services, preventive actions and reduced time of reaction to fire accidents and other emergencies in Saldus and Mazeikiai municipal territories. Cross border cooperation will ensure more efficient use of existing knowledge and good practise. Six water intake points for firefighting on both sides of the border will be constructed and digital map with water intake points for both cross-border territories elaborated as well. New equipment for public safety measures will be purchased -panic alarm system and thermal video surveillance camera for public beach in Saldus, 4 sets of drysuits and protective underwear for lifeguards of Saldus Technical school, radio and communication equipment set, mobile water pump and hydraulic equipment set for rescue operations in Mazeikiai municipality. Project partners will do preventive work by organizing children-youth camp “Young Safeguards”, educational events for 11-15 years old children, trainings for people in Saldus and Mazeikiai region and municipal administration employees in both municipalities. Based on gained experience in this project, methodical guidelines how to organize trainings for citizens on fire prevention and how to act in fire cases will be created. Two discussions among stakeholders will be organized to boost further discussion and encourage better cooperation of public service providers – local and regional level fire and rescue services and municipalities in the field of public safety.
Last updated: 13.07.2020 15:48