An online workshop as part of the WACOM project, to present the project and analyze the current situation in the field of flood defense, accidental pollution and emergency management in Bosnia and Herzegovina was held on the 11th May 2021.
The online workshop in Bosnia and Herzegovina was organized on the initiative of the Association for Risk Management of the AZUR and the Civil Protection administration of the Republic of Srpska.
“Since we are all working on the realization of an important common goal, we need cooperation, networking and coordination of various services and institutions, both within each country where the project is implemented and at the international level,” said Milan Novitovic, acting director of the Civil Protection administration of the Republic of Srpska.
The workshop was attended by 30 different institutions coming from the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with more than 50 participants who made a significant contribution and participated in the preparation of the annex – the basis for the preparation of the said Analysis. The workshop was extremely successful thanks to a dynamic discussion between WACOM project representatives and workshop participants. Topics related to the current state of civil protection and water management and river navigation from the aspect of floods and accidental pollution were discussed.
In the discussion, experiences were exchanged, different views and constructive proposals were presented in order to improve the final document Analysis of the current situation in the field of flood defense, accidental pollution and emergency management in Bosnia and Herzegovina, but also to improve the overall situation with a more effective system of prevention and response to floods and accidental pollution.