Project USES

Project USES


The project “Uniform standards, enhanced coordination – common security” – USES covers Municipality of Svishtov and the City of Zimnicea. The two municipalities are situated opposite to each other on the Danube river in Bulgaria and Romania. Their total population is about 65 000 inhabitants.

Due to the remoteness of the small settlements in this area, the response time of the rescue services is extended by about 30-40 minutes, depending on the weather conditions. Serious car accidents on the main roads, fires of a domestic nature, the yearly complexity of agricultural plots and forests in the area, urgent medical cases and their remoteness from the emergency teams.

The project will be jointly developed, the planned activities will be implemented vice-versa for the both cross-border areas. As a result of the meetings of the project partners in preparation stage they specified the objectives, joint activities and the allocation of the commitments in the future management. Strong partnership that will lead to perfect joint team without duplication of activities was created.

Svishtov Municipality

Zimnicea Municipality

The project „Uniform standards, enhanced coordination – common security” is cofinanced by the European Union through European Regional Development Fund under the Interreg V-A Romania-Bulgaria Programme.

The amount of the EU contribution: EUR 840 993,87

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