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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.
Journal of Flood Risk Management (Wiley)
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.
International Energy Agency
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The present study explores and evaluates the potential of using a combined drought index (CDI) based on precipitation (PDI), temperature (TDI), and vegetation (VDI) drought indices, to characterize drought variability and trends in Jordan based on 1-, 2-, 3-, 6-, and 12-month timescales.
National University of Public Service, Hungary
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This study highlights the urgent need for a monitoring program to investigate local and national drought impacts on all sectors, as well as the development of a set of proactive risk management measures and preparedness plans for various physiographic regions.
National University of Public Service, Hungary
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The objective of this research is to generate a drought vulnerability map with an emphasis on the severity and probability of drought occurrence and to propose adaption measures based on groundwater sector impact chain analysis.
Geoenvironmental Disasters (Springer)
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Eastern Europe was praised for being exceptional during the first wave of the pandemic but its pandemic experience has been dramatically different this autumn.
Conversation Media Group, the
New research uncovers why particular people and places are at greater risk of overheating than others
Conversation Media Group, the

These guidelines explore natural small water retention measures and are part of a bigger project on an integrated drought management programme in Central and Eastern Europe, conducted by the Global Water Partnership and WMO. 

The guidelines conclude

World Meteorological Organization Global Water Partnership - Central and Eastern Europe

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

Hungary - government

This collection of 10 European case studies showcases measures that are already being carried out in Europe to increase resilience to extreme weather and slow-onset events, as well as improve adaptation to climate change. 

Climate change adaptation

European Environment Agency