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

  • 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 Floodplain 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 and...

  • Danube Floodplain - Treat our rivers better – Danube Day 2019
    - 28-06-2019
    Treat our rivers better – Danube Day 2019

    The Danube Day, the celebration of the Danube Basin countries is on the 29th of June each year. On this day we jointly commemorate one of Europe's greatest river systems and the people and wildlife that rely on it. The Danube Floodplain project...

  • Danube Floodplain - First Year Review and 2nd project meeting in Bucharest
    - 19-06-2019
    First Year Review and 2nd project meeting in Bucharest

    The First Year Review and Steering Committee meeting took place on 5-6 June 2019 in Bucharest, Romania and it was a joint event that focused on the progress of the activities, their timely implementation and the related spent and validated costs,...

  • Danube Floodplain - Wetlands are disappearing three times faster than forests
    - 10-05-2019
    Wetlands are disappearing three times faster than forests

    Wetlands represent one of the most economically valuable and among the most biodiverse ecosystems in the world. But they are disappearing three times faster than forests. The warning appears in Ramsar Convention on Wetlands last report. According...

  • Danube Floodplain - NATIONAL KICK-OFF EVENT IN BULGARIA, 23.01.2019
    - 09-05-2019
    NATIONAL KICK-OFF EVENT IN BULGARIA, 23.01.2019

    The Danube River Basin Directorate as a partner in the project "Reducing the flood risk through floodplain restoration along the Danube River and tributaries" organized the national kick-off event on January 23, 2019 in the town of Pleven,...

  • Danube Floodplain - Project Partner meeting on WP3, Floodplain evaluation, Szeged
    - 05-04-2019
    Project Partner meeting on WP3, Floodplain evaluation, Szeged

    The first expert meeting of Work Package 3 (WP3) took place on 10th-11th January 2019 in Szeged, Hungary. Experts from 10 countries sharing the Danube River Basin met to discuss the actual issues of the WP related to floodplain evaluation. The...

  • Danube Floodplain - Slovak and Czech Kick-off and Stakeholder Meeting for Pilot Area Morava, 31.01.2019
    - 14-02-2019
    Slovak and Czech Kick-off and Stakeholder Meeting for Pilot Area Morava, 31.01.2019

    On 31 January 2019, the German, Czech and Slovak partners of DANUBE FLOODPAIN project participated in a one-day stakeholder consultation meeting held back-to-back with an ecosystem services workshop. The event took place at the Research Institute...

  • Danube Floodplain - National Kick-Off in Austria, 25.01.2019
    - 12-02-2019
    National Kick-Off in Austria, 25.01.2019

    On the 25th of January the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences organized a national kick-off event for all Austrian stakeholders to inform them about the Danube Floodplain project. Different Stakeholders were presenting...

  • Danube Floodplain - Hungarian kick-off and stakeholder meeting, 23.01.2019
    - 11-02-2019
    Hungarian kick-off and stakeholder meeting, 23.01.2019

    The Hungarian kick-off meeting of the Danube Floodplain project was held in Szolnok, on 23th January 2019. The main scope was to inform stakeholders about the ongoing activities of the project. Hungarian partners also wanted to gather knowledge...

  • Danube Floodplain - National Kick-Off Meeting in Germany, 14.01.2019
    - 06-02-2019
    National Kick-Off Meeting in Germany, 14.01.2019

    The national kick-off in Germany was held on the 14th of January 2019 at the floodplain institute of the Catholic University Eichstaett-Ingolstadt located directly at the Danube River. All in all, 40 people from water management and nature...

  • Danube Floodplain - Expert Meeting - Experts in hydraulic modelling, ecological modelling and stakeholders analysis decide on modelling strategies on December 18th/19th 2018 in Munich
    - 28-01-2019
    Expert Meeting - Experts in hydraulic modelling, ecological modelling and stakeholders analysis decide on modelling strategies on December 18th/19th 2018 in Munich

    The Danube Floodplain project partners met one week before Christmas in Munich. It was a technical meeting of the experts involved in hydraulic and habitat modelling as well as in stakeholder engagement to reduce the flood risk in the Danube...

  • Danube Floodplain - First national and local stakeholder meeting in Romania, 05.12.2018
    - 27-12-2018
    First national and local stakeholder meeting in Romania, 05.12.2018

    National Administration Romanian Waters as a leader of Danube Floodplain project organized the first national and local stakeholders meeting in Craiova city, Dolj County, on December 5, 2018 at the headquarters of Jiu Water Basin Administration....

  • Danube Floodplain - Lessons learnt from ongoing projects in Danube Basin
    - 14-12-2018
    Lessons learnt from ongoing projects in Danube Basin

    Danube Floodplain project was presented on the Steering Group meeting of Danube Region Strategy’s Priority Area 5 (environmental risks). The participants received much information about other ongoing projects mainly funded by Danube Transnational...

  • Danube Floodplain - First Capitalization Event, 27.11.2018.
    - 03-12-2018
    First Capitalization Event, 27.11.2018.

    The first Capitalization Event of the Danubefloodplain project was held on 27.11.2018. as a virtual event, open to invited press and stakeholders. The aim of the event was to enhance cooperation between the pole members, thus ensuring...

  • Danube Floodplain - Annual Scientific Conference of the National Institute of Hydrology and Water Management, Bucharest
    - 03-12-2018
    Annual Scientific Conference of the National Institute of Hydrology and Water Management, Bucharest

    Within 20-21 November 2018, the Annual Scientific Conference of the National Institute of Hydrology and Water Management took place in Bucharest with the theme: "A Century of Hydrology, Hydrogeology and Water Management in Romania". The...

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