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VEPAR Project - Improvement of Non-Structural Measures of Flood Risk Management in the Republic of Croatia

Title VEPAR Project - Improvement of Non-Structural Measures of Flood Risk Management in the Republic of Croatia
Project summary Project consists of improvement of non-structural measures of flood risk management in the Republic of Croatia that will achieve the targeted result of flood risk reduction with other positive results related to the improvement in monitoring, analysis and finding optimal solutions for integrated and sustainable management of water, aquatic environment and flood risks in the Republic of Croatia.

The implementation of the Project will provide and systematize the missing information related to catchments, watercourses, water’s regulation and protective structures, modernize and upgrade the network of hydrological measuring stations, develop or improve flood forecasting mathematical models, develop or improve the study of flood risk management, acquire the necessary equipment for more efficient operational flood protection, educate and inform the public about flood risks, and carry out other activities that will comprehensively improve non-structural flood risk management measures in the Republic of Croatia.

Hrvatske vode (Project aplicant) and DHMZ (Project partner) will implement Project activities in partnership.
Project purpose The purpose of the VEPAR project is to improve the non-structural flood risk management measures under the responsibility of the project beneficiaries, Hrvatske vode and DHMZ, which will achieve the targeted result of flood risk reduction in the Republic of Croatia, with other positive results related to the improvement in monitoring, analyzes and finding optimal solutions for the integral and sustainable management of water, the aquatic environment and flood risks in the Republic of Croatia.
Project activities Subproject A - Collection and analysis of data for flood risk management
Subproject B - Improvement of study and model bases for flood risk management
Subproject C - Improvement of the flood forecasting system
Subproject D - Improvement of the Surface Water Hydrological Monitoring System
Subproject E - Improvement of the Monitoring System for Regulatory and Protective Water Structures (RaPWS)
Subproject F - Flood defense equipment
Subproject G - Improving the system for informing the public and educating stakeholders
Subproject H - Improvement of flood risk management centers
Subproject I - Analysis of all Phase 1 activities carried out and preparation of work program for the next Program’s phase
Key words flood risk management, flood risk reduction, data analysis, hydrological stations network, flood forecasting system, flood defense equipment
Contact person Gordana Bušelić, e-mail: gordana.buselic(at)cirus.dhz.hr, tel. +385 1 4882 885
Duration 6 September 2019 – 5 September 2023