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Union Civil Protection Mechanism (rescEU)

About the programme

The overall objective of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism is to strengthen cooperation between EU Member States and 6 Participating States in the field of civil protection, with a view to improving prevention, preparedness and response to disasters.

Programme website


Funding opportunities

Calls for proposal

Open and upcoming calls for proposal under the Union Civil Protection Mechanism (rescEU).

Budget and performance

Includes performance highlights, key performance indicators, and the performance framework and assessment.

Programme performance webpage

Programme features

Programme duration


Lead Directorate-General
Predecessor programme


Management mode

Direct and indirect management

MFF heading

Cohesion, Resilience and Values


Recovery and Resilience

Climate contribution

No target set in the legal basis ()

Total budget 2021-2027

€ 3.32 billion, of which € 2.06 billion under NGEU ((current prices)