This article examines the policies and institutional arrangements for integrating informal volunteers, the methods and tools for their engagement, and the reported benefits and challenges of involving volunteers in disaster management.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
Between 1998 and 2006 a series of extreme flood events took place on the Tisza River and its tributaries. In Hungary, this triggered the development of flood-peak polders as a more cost-efficient solution of defense compared to raising the dikes.
Hungary’s annual average temperature rose 1.15°C between 1907 and 2017, outpacing the global average temperature change (+0.9°C). Its warming rate has increased significantly over the last four decades, with summertime warming particularly strong.
Climate change is a risk threatening both the Hungarian society and the national economy, and forces action. Multiple analyses suggest that our natural values, water resources, flora and fauna, forests, agricultural production yields, buildings
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
National Directorate General for Disaster Management