On behalf EUSDR PA5 Mr. László Balatonyi as the Hungarian co-coordinator summarized the Environmental Risks Priority Area (05) activities in 2019 on the ICPDR 22th Ordinary meeting, what was held in Vienna on 11-12. December 2019. Drought Policy Review will come pretty soon, in cooperation with GWP-CEE! Main objective of this analysis was to make a review of relevant existing EU legal frameworks in different sectors and find out how they can contribute to “EU drought policy”. The revision will be finalized in December 2019 For the future plan will be the same on Flood risk reduction topic. Flood risk management is also a significant target of the priority area. In order to achieve reduction of flood risk events EUSDR PA5 provides and enhance continuous support to the implementation of the Danube Flood Risk
Management Plan. In case that these prevention measures are not effective enough, than disasters occur, therefore EUSDR PA5 supporting the assessment of disaster risks in the Danube Region, encouraging actions to promote disaster resilience, preparedness and response activities.
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