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Norwegian Project Introduction


The International Development and Fund Coordination Agency issued an invitation to tender titled as "Local capacity development of disaster management institutions" within the framework of the Capacity-Building and Institutional Cooperation Programme of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014. The National Directorate General for Disaster Management of the Ministry of Interior applied for the tender, and the operator of the programme considered the application worthy of support, therefore they held the first coordination meeting at the Directorate General on the 17th of December.

The main aims of the project are the extension of capacity and the development of the human resource management system. This joint programme is expected to facilitate the development of the Hungarian institutional background of disaster management and relief operations. In the last few years, Norway has unified the disaster management system; therefore their experiences make up an important contribution to the project.

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External Defense Plan Practice Drill at Solt
2017 May 02

The local government of the settlement of Solt, located in Bács-Kiskun County, provided the venue for a practice drill in the framework of which on 27 April, participants practiced the remediation of the consequences of a potential industrial accident affecting the population at the settlement, as well as joint task execution in case of an emergency.

Population Protection Campaigns and Cooperation Trainings to Strengthen Disaster Management Cooperation
2017 May 03

Trainings and campaigns have helped cooperation between civil protection personnel and local players by involving residents and local players in civil protection preparation and information.

Preparations to Manage Extreme Weather Conditions at Drávaszabolcs
2017 May 02

The Siklós Disaster Management Branch Office of Baranya County Disaster Management Directorate recently organized a disaster management cooperation practice drill based on water damage remediation at Drávaszabolcs.

Major Practice Drill at Óbuda Island
2017 April 26

On 19 April, a practice drill was organized in the framework of the project titled “Local capacity development of disaster management institutions”, funded by Norway Grants. The exercise involved actions to eliminate damage by fire and damage to buildings consequent upon increasingly frequent storms and thunderstrokes.

Disaster Management Cooperation Practice Performed
2017 April 27

On 25 April, a practice session was organized in the framework of the project titled “Local capacity development of disaster management institutions” - funded by Norway Grants – along the Dávod-Püspökpuszta section of Ferenc Canal and at the Dávod Care Center located within the area of operation of Nagybaracska disaster management station.

Norway Grants Funded Project Brought to a Close
2017 April 28

The project titled “Local capacity development of disaster management institutions”, launched in 2013 with a budget exceeding one million EUR, was closed by an assessment conference held on 28 April 2017.

Training by E-learning, Supported by Norway Grants
2017 April 28

Multilevel training courses have been provided to fire brigade staff members of the disaster management organization, realized within the scope of project no. HU11-0006-PP3-2013, titled “Local capacity development of disaster management institutions”.

New Features for the Duty Service Scheduling Software of the Disaster Management Organization
2017 March 14

The duty service scheduling software of the disaster management organization (SZÖSZ = szolgálat-összeállítási rendszer / duty service arrangement system) is extended by brand new functions and upgraded. This software development is funded by Norway Grants, and staff members are trained for the use of the new functions at specially dedicated courses. The new software version facilitates work by making it more transparent and efficient – that is, by making it easier to organize the duty service schedules of disaster management staff and to handle all related statements and reports.

Further security consultants are involved in development training at the disaster management organization
2017 March 09

The comprehensive development training project of the disaster management organization, funded by Norway Grants, is to continue in 2017; its main objective is to make the work of organizational units smoother and more efficient.

Further Security Consultants are Enrolled in Development Training at the Disaster Management Organization
2017 January 20

The comprehensive development training project of the disaster management organization, funded by Norway Grants, is to continue in 2017; its main objective is to make the work of organizational units smoother and more efficient.

Security consultants in the transportation of dangerous goods are trained by the disaster management organization
2016 December 14

The primary objective of the ten-day training course organized by the National Directorate General for Disaster Management of the Ministry of Interior to enable students to get acquainted more deeply with regulations on the public road transport of dangerous goods in order to reduce risks, that is, to enhance security. The training course was funded by Norway Grants.

Professional conference on the local capacity development of disaster management institutions
2017 March 02

The aim of this series of presentations, related to the project implemented with Norway Grants support, is to give an insight into the developments and training courses completed during the project, as well as to summarize the results achieved and to provide an overview of experiences so far.

Security consultant training at the disaster management organization
2017 January 18

A training course for security consultants supervising the rail transportation of dangerous goods was launched at the National Directorate General for Disaster Management of the Ministry of Interior in December. The first phase of the series of trainings funded by Norway Grants, including both theory and practice components, was completed on Thursday by way of an examination. A total of 51 consultants will be trained in the course of the project.

Disaster Management Specialists Learning New Risk Analysis Methods
2016 November 16

Under Norway Grants, forty employees of the Deputy Directorate General for Authority Supervision of the National Directorate General for Disaster Management of the Ministry of Interior – involved in the authority supervision of dangerous operations – are to take part in development training in October and November 2016.

Air Transportation of Dangerous Goods – from a Different Angle
2016 October 28

Between 24 and 28 October, staff involved in controlling the air transportation of dangerous goods went into details of air transport at the Pécel facility of the Disaster Management Training Center. The training course was funded by Norway Grants.

Gender Equality Training at the Disaster Management Organization
2016 October 28

During the last week of October, numerous disaster management specialists attended gender equality training in collaboration with Norway Grants. At the course, colleagues were provided information on the regulatory arrangement of the issue and the situation in Hungary; in addition, they solved interactive tasks as well.

Norwegian-funded Professional Development Training Starting Today
2016 October 24

During the last week of October, a joint project is launched with Norwegian funding, and also involving the development of the institutional background of disaster management and loss mitigation in Hungary. The project titled “Local capacity development of disaster management institutions” will last until 30 April 2017.

Women in Disaster Management
2016 June 10

What are the challenges that appear specially in women’s careers in the everyday course of events? What stereotypes do we have in our mindsets in respect of gender differences? How is the Gender Equality Plan of the National Directorate General for Disaster Management of the Ministry of Interior is realized in practice? Is there a need to change and modify the gender equality strategy? These were some of the questions participants sought answers for at the workshop held in Jogar Továbbképző Központ, Balatonföldvár on 09 June, in the framework of a project supported by the Norwegian Financing Mechanism.

Norwegian Partners Received at the Disaster Management Training Center
2014 May 13

In the framework of European Economic Area (EEA) Grants and Norway Grants, Norwegian experts visited to Hungary between 5th and 9th May. As a closing event of their itinerary of several days, they also paid a visit to the Disaster Management Training Center. In the morning on 9th May, a three-person delegation arrived in our institution.

Study trip to the country of fjords
2016 October 07

Hungarian experts visited to Norway between 3rd and 6th October, as part of the project titled “Capacity building of the disaster management system at local level”. The professional study trip was aimed to get acquainted with the bodies, principles of operation, and specificities of the Norwegian disaster management system and of local and regional civil protection, as well as with the methods applied.

The Norwegian partners also visited Mezőkövesd
2014 May 08

On the third day of the Norwegian project the Norwegian delegation – joined by the staff of the National Directorate General for Disaster Management of the Ministry of Interior (BM OKF) – visited Mezőkövesd, where they were introduced to the local duties related to disaster management through theoretical and practical programmes.

Norwegian delegation visiting the Pannonhalma outpost
2014 May 07

During their second day in Hungary, the Northern European partners attended presentations on the fire protection of the country with a special emphasis on the role of the outposts, followed by a visit of the Pannonhalma Disaster Management Outpost to see the practical aspects of the operation of the organization.

A Norwegian delegation visited our county
2014 May 07

In connection with the project “Local capacity development of disaster management institutions” a Norwegian delegation of four paid a visit to the National Directorate General for Disaster Management of the Ministry of Interior between the 5th and 9th of May.

Getting to know disaster management – Norwegian partners in Hungary
2014 May 06

A Norwegian delegation of four has arrived to Budapest on the fifth of May, consisting of Bjorn Aulie and Péter Borsányi representing the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate, Maria Terray Brantenberg representing the Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection and Emergency Planning and Grethe Ostby representing the Norwegian Civil Protection Organization of the Oppland Region.

Preparation of a unified competency map – equal opportunities for men and women
2014 April 28

The staff of disaster management outposts is studied by the competency map prepared within the framework of a tender titled “Local capacity development of disaster management institutions” that started in last December. In addition to the extension of capacity, the priority objective of the Norwegian-funded project is also to renew the human resource management system.

Norwegian funding in the Hungarian Disaster Management
2013 December 17

The Hungarian workgroup of the tender titled “Local capacity development of disaster management institutions” held its first, project kick-off meeting. More than one million Euros may be utilized within the framework of the project.