Basic Information on the Project

The purpose of this project is to implement requirements of the EU Floods Directive and to that end to prepare flood hazard maps and flood risk maps in the Republic of Croatia.

This twinning project will focus on the second phase of the Floods Directive and will help in the preparation of flood hazard maps and flood risk maps for selected pilot areas as well as on preparation of guidance documents and capacity building of relevant institutions. The results of this twinning project will be of great help to Croatian experts for the upcoming third phase of the Floods Directive - the preparation of flood risk management plans.

This Twinning is between Croatia and three EU Member States, the Netherlands, Austria and France.

The project budget is EUR 1.100.000,00 out of which 95% is financed by IPA and 5% by national co-financing.

The execution period of this project is 18 months out of which 15 months are foreseen for the implementation of activities. The project implementation started at the end of January 2013 and will finish at the end of April 2014.

Partner institutions from Member State countries:

  • Government Service for Land and Water Management, the Netherlands – leading partner of the consortium
  • Environment Agency, Austria – junior partner of the consortium
  • International Office for Water, France -– junior partner of the consortium

Beneficiary institutions of the project:

  • Ministry of Agriculture, Croatia
  • Croatian Waters
This publication has been produced with the assistance of the European Union. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of the implementing partners and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union
Last update:
7th April 2014
EU IPA 2010 TWINNING PROJECT ˝Development of Flood Hazard Maps and Flood Risk Maps˝
January 2013 – April 2014