Program

EU CIVIL PROTECTION MECHANISM

The EUCP Mechanism aims to strengthen cooperation between the EU Member States and 6 other Participating States on civil protection to improve prevention, preparedness and response to disasters. Whenever an emergency overwhelms the response capabilities of a country in Europe and beyond, it can request assistance through the Mechanism.
2027
2,137,079,611 euro

Fund for: Strenghtening the cooperation between the Union and the Member States and to facilitate coordination in the field of civil protection in order to improve the effectiveness of systems for preventing, preapring for and responding to natural and manmade disaster. It also aims to protect primarily people, but also the environment and proprety, including cultural heritage, from all kinds of natural and man-made disasters, including the consequences of acts of terrorism, technological, radiological or environmental disasters, marine pollution and acute health emergencies.

Priorities and funded actions

The EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been established in 2001 by the EU Commission. It aims to strengthen cooperation between the EU Member States and 6 other Participating States on civil protection to improve prevention, preparedness and response to disasters. Whenever an emergency overwhelms the response capabilities of a country in Europe and beyond, it can request assistance through the Mechanism. The European Commission plays a key role in coordinating the disaster response worldwide,

Objectives

Priorities

Financed actions

Contact

Mr D. STOTIS

+32-229-67038

https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/humanitarian-aid-and-civil-protection

DG ECHO

European Commission

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