The Role of the Hungarian Defence Forces Skills in the Protection against Water Damages – The Extraordinary Flood on the Danube River 2013


The role of the Hungarian Defence Forces in the National water damage prevention is unquestionable due to the available human resources and technical preparedness. It can be stated that the Hungarian Defence Forces capabilities complement the capacity of the Hungarian Flood protection. The collaboration has always been professional and well-functioning, for example there were several flood defence and protection against ice events activities in the Hungarian Rivers that exceed the highest measured water level. In this article I present the main elements of the involvement of the Hungarian Defence Forces’ activities in the extraordinary Danube Flood in 2013.


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