Danube Floodplain Reducing the flood risk through floodplain restoration along the Danube River and tributaries

  • Danube Floodplain - How floodplains can be restored and managed? - 1st Danube Floodplain Webinar
    - 05-07-2021
    How floodplains can be restored and managed?  - 1st Danube Floodplain Webinar

    The 1st Danube Floodplain (Online) Webinar was successfully held on 28 June 2021 with over 40 participants who actively participated with questions and comments to the discussion. In his opening presentation Prof. Helmut Habersack from BOKU...

  • Danube Floodplain - Online Course - Registration is open!
    - 01-07-2021
    Online Course - Registration is open!

    Bringing rivers back to their natural path is a solution that can tackle multiple water, biodiversity and land management challenges. Interreg Danube Floodplain project shows how these challenges can be mitigated. Join our Danube Floodplain...

  • Danube Floodplain - Press Trip to the Hungarian project area, Fokorúpuszta
    - 24-06-2021
    Press Trip to the Hungarian project area, Fokorúpuszta

    KÖTIVIZIG together with WWF Hungary organized a press trip on 22 June to the Hungarian pilot area, Fokorúpuszta by the River Tisza, near Szolnok. Local and national media participated together with local authority...

  • Danube Floodplain - 1st Danube Floodplain Webinar - Floodplains under pressure : a natural system to preserve and restore
    - 17-06-2021
    1st Danube Floodplain Webinar - Floodplains under pressure : a natural system to preserve and restore

    Floodplains are among the most diverse and productive ecosystems on Earth. They play an essential role in the self-purification of the river and the groundwater recharge. Floodplains are natural habitat for many endangered species. They...

  • Danube Floodplain - Press trip in Romanian pilot area, Bistret
    - 14-05-2021
    Press trip in Romanian pilot area, Bistret

    WWF Romania, together with NARW and MoEnv, organized a press trip on 13 May 2021 in the Romanian pilot area of Danube Floodplain project, Bistret (Dolj county). 5 journalists from local and national press organizations joined the event, together...

  • Danube Floodplain - 22 March - World Water Day
    - 23-03-2021
    22 March - World Water Day

    22 March is World Water Day! Water is essential to life on Earth, but we often overlook just how fragile our relationship with water can be. More than 2 billion people live in countries experiencing high water stress and 700 million people...

  • Danube Floodplain - Animated short film about the project
    - 07-12-2020
    Animated short film about the project

    Communication Work Package leader WWF Hungary has prepared a short animation film to introduce the project to the general public (D 2.2.4). The animation film introduces how the floodplains of the Danube and its tributaries altered in the past,...

  • Danube Floodplain - Second Stakeholder Meeting at Kostanjevica na Krki, Slovenia - 02.10.2020
    - 17-11-2020
    Second Stakeholder Meeting at Kostanjevica na Krki, Slovenia - 02.10.2020

    Slovenian Water Agency, in cooperation with the Municipality of Kostanjevica na Krki, organized an Online Stakeholder Workshop on scenarios for flood risk reduction in the pilot area Kostanjevica na Krki on 2nd of October 2020. More than 30...

  • Danube Floodplain - Second Stakeholder Meeting in Bistret, Romania - 26. 10. 2020
    - 09-11-2020
    Second Stakeholder Meeting in Bistret, Romania - 26. 10. 2020

    A stakeholder meeting was held on 26 October 2020 in Bistreț, (Romania) organized by the WWF Romania. The concept and results of this workshop is contributing to the technical solutions for floodplain restoration in Bistreț (part of feasibility...

  • Danube Floodplain - Second National Event in Begecka Jama, Serbia - 16. 10. 2020
    - 03-11-2020
    Second National Event in Begecka Jama, Serbia - 16. 10. 2020

    On 16 October 2020 the 2nd National event in Serbia was organised aiming at presenting the Danube Floodplain Project results gathered so far. The event included the Ecosystem Services workshop addressing the follow-up of the first ESS setup given...

  • Danube Floodplain - Danube Floodplain International Stakeholder Meeting (Munich, 15-16 October 2020)
    - 22-10-2020
    Danube Floodplain International Stakeholder Meeting (Munich, 15-16 October 2020)

    The Danube Floodplain International Stakeholder Meeting took place on 15-16 October 2020 in online format from Munich (Germany) and was organized by the Chair of Hydrology and River Basin Management (Prof. Disse) of the Technical University of...

  • Danube Floodplain - Project Review Meeting, Stakeholder Workshop & Press Trip in Szolnok, Hungary - 10.09.2020
    - 20-09-2020
    Project Review Meeting, Stakeholder Workshop & Press Trip in Szolnok, Hungary - 10.09.2020

    A stakeholder meeting was held on 10 September 2020 in Szolnok, (Hungary) jointly organized by the Central Tisza Region Water Directorate and the University of Szeged, Department of Physical Geography and Geoinformatics. During the meeting, the...

  • Danube Floodplain - The Danube Floodplain GIS database has been set up and will show the results of the FEM analysis
    - 15-07-2020
    The Danube Floodplain GIS database has been set up and will show the results of the FEM analysis

    The Danube Floodplain GIS is a spatial database storing all results of the Danube Floodplain project. Via a public web-based interface, the data will be available in the form of interactive maps. The results of the Floodplain Evaluation Matrix...

  • Danube Floodplain - Second Year Review and Project Meeting
    - 09-07-2020
    Second Year Review and Project Meeting

    The Second Year Review and Steering Committee meeting took place on 9-10 June 2019, this time on Zoom, due to the emergency situation caused by Covid-19. Similarly to last year, it was a joint event that focused on the progress of the activities,...

  • Danube Floodplain - Project Factsheet is Available in Multiple Languages
    - 22-05-2020
    Project Factsheet is Available in Multiple Languages

    The Danube Floodplain project factsheet is now available on the project’s sub-website in multiple languages. The leaflet which contains basic information about the Danube Floodplain is now available here in all the official languages of the...

  • Danube Floodplain - Working for Healthier Wetlands - World Wetlands Day 2020
    - 31-01-2020
    Working for Healthier Wetlands - World Wetlands Day 2020

    Every year we celebrate World Wetlands Day on 2nd February to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet. Wetlands have dramatically been altered by people and their ecosystems are highly affected by climate...

  • Danube Floodplain - Newsletter on the highlights of 2019
    - 23-01-2020
    Newsletter on the highlights of 2019

    Read our newsletter showcasing the highlights of the project in 2019 under "Newsletters". For further news about the project, please follow "News and events" and subscribe to our newsletter.

  • Danube Floodplain - Project was presented at the Basin Council at the Danube River Basin Directorate in Pleven, Bulgaria
    - 21-01-2020
    Project was presented at the Basin Council at the Danube River Basin Directorate in Pleven, Bulgaria

    Information on the overall progress of the implementation of the project activities in 2019 was presented at the session of the Basin Council at the Danube River Basin Directorate (DRBD) on December 12th 2019 in Pleven, Bulgaria. According to the...

  • Danube Floodplain - Project was presented at the Annual Scientific Conference of the National Institute of Hydrology and Water Management, Bucharest
    - 28-11-2019
    Project was presented at the Annual Scientific Conference of the National Institute of Hydrology and Water Management, Bucharest

    On 19 - 20 November 2019, the Annual Scientific Conference of the National Institute of Hydrology and Water Management (NIHWM) took place in Bucharest with the theme: “Hydrology and water management - from tradition to interdisciplinary...

  • Danube Floodplain - Communities around Danube Floodplain in Romania are committed to ecological restoration
    - 14-11-2019
    Communities around Danube Floodplain in Romania are committed to ecological restoration

    Danube's floodplains in Romania has suffered a lot over the last few decades because of the climate change but also because of the dams construction. This fact created disruptions in longitudinal and lateral connectivity, changes in the land use...

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