DriDanube Drought Risk in the Danube Region

  • DriDanube - Let’s talk about drought
    - 09-04-2018
    Let’s talk about drought

    Today, 9 April 2018, we are releasing a new video about the DriDanube project. DriDanube project’s main goal is to move towards more efficient and operative drought management in the Danube region. It is bringing awareness about drought risks...

  • DriDanube - Where do we stand after one year?
    - 06-03-2018

    The third DriDanube project meeting together with the Regional training on Drought risk assessment took place from 28 February to 2 March in Belgrade, Serbia. It brought together 43 participants from 10 partner countries, as well as the...

  • DriDanube - Drought experience in the Danube region for better drought management in the Alps
    - 29-01-2018

    On 22 January a workshop on drought risk management in the Alpine region was held in Vienna, back-to-back with the meeting of the Alpine Convention's Water Platform (on 21 January) which is currently chaired by Slovenia and Italy.  The event was...

  • DriDanube - Focus on proactive drought preparedness
    - 22-01-2018

    The development process of the Slovak Drought Action Plan, an example of a proactive initiative to prevent and mitigate negative impacts of drought on a national level, is catching attention of the international media. The Inter Press Service...

  • DriDanube - Strategic relevance of the DriDanube project in the Danube region
    - 11-12-2017
    Strategic relevance of the DriDanube project in the Danube region

    DriDanube project’s aim is to increase the capacity of the Danube region to adapt to climatic variability by managing drought related risks. Currently, the drought management in the region is rather weak, dealing mostly with losses and...

  • DriDanube - Capitalisation event identifies stakeholder synergies
    - 20-11-2017

    The 6th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region entitled ‘A secure, connected and prospering Danube Region’ took place on 18-19 October 2017 in Budapest and was jointly organised by Hungary, the European Commission and the Danube...

  • DriDanube - Slovak National Action Plan to Combat Drought
    - 11-10-2017

    On 10 October 2017, the Slovak Ministry of Environment held a press conference where a draft of a Drought Action Plan was introduced to the general public. During the summer of 2017, an inter-ministerial working group was established tasked...

  • DriDanube - WHY, HOW and WHAT we do
    - 05-10-2017

    Understanding Drought Check out for WHY, HOW and WHAT we do in the DriDanube project in our new leaflet:

  • DriDanube - Drought User Service - an innovative tool for drought management
    - 03-10-2017

    How will the DriDanube project improve capacity of the Danube region for drought emergency response in practice? What will remain after the project ends that would enhance our preparedness for drought management? We are developing an...

  • DriDanube - Drought 2017 in the Danube region – a bitter reminder of our unpreparedness
    - 03-10-2017

    In 2017, significant parts of the Danube region were hit by drought that affected different water-dependent economic sectors, vegetation and the water resources. Many people still consider drought as a rare phenomenon in our region but in fact it...

  • DriDanube - Getting ready for the drought
    - 06-09-2017

    Short feedback from the first round of the DriDanube national seminars Summer 2017 has brought another severe drought event to the Danube region with unexpected intensity and impacts that overcame the previous ones. In June, with drought...

  • DriDanube - Hungarian National Briefing Seminar
    - 05-07-2017

    The National Briefing Seminar of the DriDanube: Drought Risk in Danube Region project was organized for the decision makers and the stakeholders of the Hungarian Drought Risk Management process on 12th June 2017 in Budapest. The Seminar program...

    - 04-07-2017

    The first national briefing seminar of the international EU project ”DriDanube – Drought Risk in the Danube Region” was organized on 29 May 2017 in Romania at the National Meteorological Administration. The seminar took place within the framework...

  • DriDanube - World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
    - 16-06-2017

    World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is a unique moment to remind ourselves that combatting drought is achievable through proactive problem solving, strong community involvement and co-operation at all levels. ​DriDanube is...

  • DriDanube - Slovak national briefing seminar
    - 15-06-2017

    "Drought - Current Issues and Solutions" national briefing seminar was organized on 7 June 2017 in Bratislava at the Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute. The seminar took place within the framework of DriDanube project and was prepared by the...

  • DriDanube - Croatian national briefing seminar
    - 12-06-2017

    The first national presentation of the international EU project "DriDanube - Drought Risks in the Danube Region" and briefing seminar were held at the House of Europe, Augusta Cesarca 4, Zagreb, on Friday, 2 June 2017. The event was organised by...

  • DriDanube - Engaging Stakeholders on National Level
    - 19-05-2017

    DriDanube partners will soon start with the round of National Briefing Seminars in all 10 participating countries. The aim is to inform stakeholders about the planned tools and strategy, exchange their ideas and expectations on DriDanube outputs...

    - 30-03-2017

    The first DriDanube Project Meeting and Kick-off Conference were held on 15-16th March 2017 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. DriDanube project was launched on 1 January 2017 as a transnational cooperation initiative (List of partners) of 10 countries...

  • DriDanube - Kick-off event in Ljubljana, Slovenia
    - 07-02-2017

    The Kick-off event of Drought Risk in the Danube Region (DriDanube) project will take place on 16 March 2017 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The main outputs and expected results of the project will be presented and connections with similar...

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