National Directorate General for Disaster Management

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2015
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the 2013-15 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
National Directorate General for Disaster Management
2013
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
2000

This document presents Hungary’s legal and institutional framework for disaster management and sets out the objectives and functions of the National Directorate General for Disaster Management.

National Directorate General for Disaster Management
2011

This National Review summarizes the efforts, made between 2009-2011 by the National Directorate General for Disaster Management of the Ministry of the Interior, as the national focal point of ISDR for the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action

National Directorate General for Disaster Management
The Hungarian Regional Support Office at Károly Róbert College, Gyöngyös, Hungary will be the 12th RSO worldwide...
National Directorate General for Disaster Management Ministry of Interior (Hungary)
Mission

The central body for disaster management in Hungary is the National Directorate General for Disaster Management (NDGDM) operating under the control of the Ministry of the Interior.
Its main activities are updating the current civil protection duty system, monitoring a public alarm system for industrial plants, use education to build a culture of safety and resilience, to manage information for a better public awareness and strengthening the effectiveness of international urban search and rescue assistance.
The Directorate General determines the professional requirements of prevention, rescue and disaster management, directs and supervises the work of the subordinated organs, participates in the prevention and management of the expected consequences of nuclear accidents, natural or industrial disasters, as well as in the organization of protection and planning at national level.

DRR activities
Websites

http://www.katasztrofavedelem.hu/

Other activities

It elaborates the principles and requirements for planning, organization and preparation in relation to classified periods, disaster management and population protection.
It controls the reconstruction activities of subordinated bodies and, if needed, ensures the transportation of organizations to the disaster area, designated to provide international assistance.
It fulfils the authoritative, supervisory and consultative tasks falling within its competences, ensures professional personnel for authoritative affairs, accomplishes the planning of preparation, deployment and management issues in relation to disaster management, provides professional assistance for local governments for planning and implementation of their tasks and the preparation of their personnel.
It cooperates with the central bodies of the Hungarian organizations participating in disaster management and operates a 24/7 duty service.

The organization has no registered commitments.

The Sendai Framework Voluntary Commitments (SFVC) online platform allows stakeholders to inform the public about their work on DRR. The SFVC online platform is a useful toolto know who is doing what and where for the implementation of the Sendai Framework, which could foster potential collaboration among stakeholders. All stakeholders (private sector, civil society organizations, academia, media, local governments, etc.) working on DRR can submit their commitments and report on their progress and deliverables.

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