Post-disaster reconstruction

07 May 2017, 11:07


Based on the proposal made by the Government Office for Reconstruction and Flood Relief, the Governments of Japan, Great Britain, Turkey, Italy, Algeria, Canada, Indonesia, Albania and Bulgaria, and also the Coca-Cola Foundation and the European Union, have approved the total of approximately 1 billion dinars to fund the projects for reconstruction of flood-control infrastructure.

The reconstruction and rehabilitation works have been completed at more than 120 locations in Serbia which fall under the authority of public water management enterprises “Srbijavode”, “Beogradvode” and “Vode Vojvodine”, in the municipalities of Obrenovac, Lazarevac, Krupanj, Loznica, Trstenik, Valjevo, Osečina, Čačak, Gornji Milanovac, Ub, Lučani, Knjaževac, Negotin, Zaječar, Ćuprija, Jagodina, Niš, Bela Palanka, Užice, Sremska Mitrovica, Šir and Paraćin.

The total estimated value of the completed works is over 2 billion dinars.

The total of 57 million dinars of funding has been secured in cooperation with the UNDP to construct 18 torrent check dams and clean water beds in the following municipalities: Krupanj, Mali Zvornik, Bajina Bašta, Ljubovija, Osečina, Vrnjačka Banja, Kosjerić and Loznica.

Along with the funds allocated for the reconstruction of damaged and destroyed flood-control infrastructure, funds for the projects of flood-control system improvement amounting to approximately 70 million Euros have been secured in cooperation with the World Bank, the EU and bilateral donors. The projects will be implemented as of July 2015.