Lithuania-Poland-Russia ENPI Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013
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The improvement of environmental situation of Šešupė river basin by strengthening the fire safety areas

Beneficiary Šakiai District Municipality Administration (Lithuania)

Partner Administration of Municipality of Krasnoznamensk Municipal District (Russia)
Regional Headquarters of State Fire and Rescue Service in Marijampolė (Lithuania)


Total budget 714269.38 €

Programme Contribution 642842.44 €

Duration 18 months


Priority 1 - Contributing to solving common problems and challenges

Measure 1.1. Sustainable use of environment

Project ref. number LPR1/010/071


The overall objective of the project is to contribute towards the improvement of the environmental situation of Šešupė river basin through strengthening of the fire safety of the areas on both sides of the Lithuania-Russian border and reinforcement of rescue service cohesion.

Main estimated results of the project are as follows:

  • The time of fire guards’ arrivals at fire accidents reduced (it is estimated that in 90% of all cases the arrival at the conflagration should not exceed 15 minutes). 
  • The fire extinction in the Lithuania-Kaliningrad region border area quickened through the use of improved fire-fighting infrastructure (it is estimated that in 65% of cases fire extinguishing will be completed within 30 minutes).




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