Democracy and Governance
: ENVIRONMENTAL CENTRE OF WESTERN MACEDONIA
MUNICIPALITY OF FLORINA
EUROPEAN REGIONAL FRAMEWORK FOR CO-OPERATION
CENTER FOR CLIMATE CHANGE
Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning
: The project aims to evaluate current situation regarding air quality in partners’ areas, install monitoring stations and create public health indexes for assessing air quality impact on human health and natural environment. TRAP will extend the already established network of air quality to both countries and cross-border area. Moreover, epidemiological indicators and indicators of air quality, based on the effects of air pollution on human health, will be calculated and displayed on the project’s website in correlation with air quality. TRAP is expected to go a step beyond the current state of the art in air quality by correlating air quality and health and providing an integrated air quality – health index ICT tool which will be accessible by stakeholders and general public (volnurable target groups). TRAP creates significant added value at CBC area by:• New modules promoting air quality monitoring and public health.• Safeguard human life and upgrade the level of public health• Capacity and infrastructure building of bodies responsible for monitoring and protecting air quality and human health.• Awareness about functioning of EU funding and EU rules.• Stimulated communication and cooperation actions that foster common aspects and mitigate differences of the population in cross-border regions.