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safEarth project

 

 

Projekt safEarth

 

Principal Investigator: Dr.sc. Vlatko Gulam
Project web page: www.safearth.eu


“safEarth” is the acronym of a project named “Transnational advanced management of land use risk through landslide susceptibility maps design”. The project is co-financed by INTERREG - IPA CBC Croatia-Bosnia and Herzegovina-Montenegro 2014 - 2020, European Union’s programme, with the total budget of 974,695.50 EUR. The safEarth project has started in June 2017 and will last for two and half years.
Beside Croatian geological survey, which has the role of a leading partner, the following project partners are involved: Geological survey of Montenegro, Faculty of Mining Geology and Civil Engineering – University of Tuzla, and Development Agency Žepče.

Projekt safEarth

The main project objective is cooperation work involving all project partners to address the problems that landslides in the region cause, especially through:
  • designing of Landslide Susceptibility Maps (LSM) for project areas (at small and large scale),
  • preparation of Guidelines for Landslide Susceptibility Maps,
  • development of Strategy for created guidelines implementation in legislation of PP’s countries,
  • informing the local community and public, and rising awareness on landslides as geohazard events
According to main goals, project activities will be implemented within following project areas:
  • Zagreb County, Sisak-Moslavina County, and Brod-Posavina County in Croatia,
  • Prozor-Rama Municipality, Tuzla Minicipality, Brčko District, and Municipality of Žepče in Bosnia and Herzegovina,
  • ˃ Tivat Municipality in Montenegro.

Besides the activities mentioned above, a mitigation infrastructure works will be performed in the Municipality of Žepče.
All of the project results will be publicly available to all interested parties.

Participants of the first safEarth project workshop (3-7.07.2017, Ribnik, Croatia)

 

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