Signing Ceremony under the “Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects” GGP Program The Project for Provision of a Secondhand Fire Engine for Borjomi Municipality

On March 6, 2019, the Grant Contract was signed by HE Ambassador Tadaharu Uehara and Mr. Irakli Kasrashvili, Country Directer of Mercy Corps Georgia Branch. Under the grant, Mercy Corps will purchase two mobile fire engines, the purpose of which is to extinguish the fire in difficult and remote areas, before it spreads to larger territories. The project implementation will help to preserve the environmental national treasure - Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park, protect the source of income of local population, and most importantly – protect human lives. The project funding amount is 86 242USD.