The Nature-based Solution for River basin and Coastal Risk Resilience Community program is applied harmoniously within the framework of Integrated Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction, encouraging the creation of communities that are ready to act when Community Ready-to-Act (CoRtA) disaster risks occur, especially in river and coastal border areas. Physical structural efforts have been carried out […]
Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in HungaryDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk ManagementDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/hunRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Hungary
Dams plays a vital role in different countries overall infrastructure. Dam infrastructure can be affected by natural hazards, man-made threats, as well as an imbalance between resources invested and a dam’s age. In several regions ageing infrastructure increases the particular risks of dam breaks and cascading events.
IFRC provides 2 case studies which address Beirut explosion (Lebanon) and Chemical spill/red sludge (Hungary) topics of technological and biological / CBRN hazards.
On the Path to End Gender Gap in Humanitarian Action One of the pressing issues consistently being brought to the floor of discussion is The Gender Gap in Humanitarian Action. Crises impact women, men, girls, and boys of all ages in different ways. Hence, their needs, interests, coping strategies, and access to resources, differ accordingly.
Ombretta Baggio, IFRC Senior Advisor, Community Engagement and Accountability In more than two months, the number of people confirmed to have been infected with the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has risen to over 400,000 and continues to climb. We have watched the narrative start from a place of anxiety and move to action; from fear
The United Nations Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) is the flagship report of the United Nations on worldwide efforts to reduce disaster risk. The GAR is published biennially by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), and is the product of the contributions of nations, public and private disaster risk-related science
The World Metereological Organization (WMO) marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate, which was first issued in 1194. The 2019 edition treating data for 2018 marks sustained international efforts dedicated to reporting on, analysing and understanding the year-to-year variations and long-term trends of a changing climate. Some
Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cyclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver’s seat to construct a work-plan that, when implemented, will strengthen its