FRAMES European Union Funding
Value of EU Grant - €350,000
Name of funding programme - North Sea Region Programme 2014-2020
Start and end dates - October 2016 to January 2020
The FRAMES (Flood Resilient Areas by Multi-LayEred Safety) project assesses the impact of and build resilience to flooding and climate change across the health and social care sector in Kent. FRAMES use the multi-layered safety concept to manage future risk by:
- improving flood prevention measures
- developing spatial planning measures
- building emergency preparedness and response capability
- reducing future risk through resilient recovery.
For more information, visit the project website.
- Province of Zuid-Holland (Netherlands)
- Province of Zeeland (Netherlands)
- Rijkswaterstaat Zee en Delta (Netherlands)
- HZ University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands)
- Veiligheidsregio Zeeland (Netherlands)
- Rivers Trust Consortium (Rivers Trust, Tees Rivers Trust, Trent Rivers Trust, National Flood Forum) (United Kingdom)
- Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg (Germany)
- Jade Hochschule (Germany)
- Oldenburgisch-Ostfriesischer Wasserverband (Germany)
- Province of Oost Vlaanderen (Belgium)
- University Gent (Belgium)
- Danish Coastal Authority (Denmark).
- identify vulnerabilities within health and social care infrastructure
- assess social and financial impact of flooding
- develop resilience measures, support tools and guidance to mitigate impact
- test resilience measures, and share learning with partners.
- comprehensive flood risk assessment to social care sector complete with social and financial impact analysis
- general and tailored resilience tools and support adopted by sector
- increased resilience in the case of flooding and other severe weather.
- coping better with flooding
- reduced potential cost of flooding to council and taxpayers
- more secure service provision for vulnerable Kent residents.