In early June this year, Hungary, along with Austria and Germany, was facing the largest-ever flood of the Danube.
In early June 2013, widespread flooding in central Europe has inundated swathes of Austria, Germany, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, killing at least 15 people.
A scientific workshop about finishing the project “Establishment of an environmental monitoring and remote sensing laboratory at Károly Róbert University College” was held
In cooperation with Galileo Group, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Hungary, the
UN-SPIDER’s Hungarian RSO, the Károly Róbert College, was the winner of the Hungarian national competition „Digital Hungarian Maps 2011”.
On 7 February 2012, during the Forty-ninth session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), UN-SPIDER and the Karoly Robert Univer
In recent years flood management has shifted from protection against floods to managing the risks of floods (European Flood risk directive).
Hungary declared a state of emergency in three counties after a torrent of toxic red sludge from an alumina plant tore through nearby villages, killing four people and injuring 120.
Flash floods triggered by days of heavy rain have killed at least four people, forced mass evacuations and cut off power to thousands in central Europe.
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