DriDanube Drought Risk in the Danube Region

  • DriDanube - Drought 2018 – hitting hard the Northern and Central Europe but affecting also the Danube river basin
    - 28-11-2018

    Summary of the Drought Watch Campaign DriDanube partners are developing a new transboudary drought monitoring and early warning tool called Drought Watch (before referred to as Drought User Service - DUS). This tool will combine data from the...

  • DriDanube - Transferring knowledge from region to country level, from partnership to target groups
    - 08-11-2018
    Transferring knowledge from region to country level, from partnership to target groups

    National trainings on usage of Drought Watch and impact & risk assessment methodologies DriDanube aims to improve drought monitoring and early warning in the Danube region with a newly developed innovative service Drought Watch (previously...

  • DriDanube - DriDanube in global Disater Risk Reduction agenda
    - 05-11-2018

    On 9 October 2018, DriDanube team participated at the consultations of the High-level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters (HELP) jointly organized with the 4th DriDanube project meeting in Bucharest and contributed to formulation of...

  • DriDanube - Path to project sustainability – regional training on drought risk and impact assesment
    - 02-11-2018

    DriDanube project partners met on 10 - 12 October 2018 in Bucharest for the 4th project meeting. The project leader, Ms. Andreja Susnik (Slovenian Environment Agency), has opened the meeting with a very relevant message to project’s goal and...

  • DriDanube - Drought 2018 Watch campaign
    - 21-06-2018
    Drought 2018 Watch campaign

    On the occasion of 2018 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, let’s remind ourselves to BE PREPARED, KNOW THE RISKS & TAKE ACTION to combat drought. “Land has true value – invest in it” is this year’s slogan. Climate change is...

  • DriDanube - National reporting networks
    - 28-05-2018
    National reporting networks

    After a round of national briefing seminars, DriDanube partners are currently busy with further involvement of national stakeholders in development of the project outputs that will serve their future needs. One of the most practical outputs...

  • DriDanube - Why drought impact assessment and forecasting matters?
    - 28-05-2018
    Why drought impact assessment and forecasting matters?

    Presentation of the Work Package on Drought Impacts DriDanube project is striving to improve capacity of the Danube region for drought emergency response. How we want to achieve this task in practice has already been partly described in our...

  • DriDanube - First steps towards the Strategy for efficient and operative drought management in the Danube Region
    - 25-04-2018
    First steps towards the Strategy for efficient and operative drought management in the Danube Region

    Review of the current status of drought management in the Danube region countries Strategy to improve drought emergency response in the Danube region is one of the key outputs of the DriDanube project. Its ambition is to improve policy...

  • 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...

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