Hungary

24 May 2016

Tough conditions in Hungary counteracted by solidarity and a hot cup of tea at new reception centre

Closing the Western Balkan route caused an increase in the number of migrants entering Hungary.
Hungarian Red Cross volunteer returns from “extraordinary mission”
14 March 2016

Hungarian Red Cross volunteer returns from “extraordinary mission”

First Hungarian health mobile team deployed in Idomeni returns home.
Hungary: Role of local actors key topic at World Disaster Report roundtable discussion
12 February 2016

Hungary: Role of local actors key topic at World Disaster Report roundtable discussion

The topic of the 2015 edition of the World Disaster Report was in focus at the round table discussion at the Central European University in ...
Hungary: Red Cross provides consistent support for vulnerable migrants facing uncertainty every day
6 October 2015

Hungary: Red Cross provides consistent support for vulnerable migrants facing uncertainty every day

Rihane and her father are no stranger to border crossings.
Faces of humanity
16 September 2015

Red Cross increases support for vulnerable migrants on Hungarian border

More than 13,000 vulnerable migrants streamed across the border from Serbia to Hungary on the weekend: children, parents and extended families.
Newly arrived families in the transit centre in Hungary receive psychosocial support from the Red Cross.
16 July 2015

Newly arrived migrants to Hungary need assistance in transit centre

Hungarian Red Cross provides psychosocial support to women and children in Röszke transit centre near the border with Serbia.
Thousands stranded for a second night in freezing weather
16 March 2013

Thousands stranded for a second night in freezing weather

Thousands of motorists including tourists and truck drivers spent their second night cuddling up in shelters across western Hungary as the chaos caused by the heavy snowfall and gusty wind blocked major highways
Volunteers on hand to assist stranded motorists after snowstorm
15 March 2013

Volunteers on hand to assist stranded motorists after snowstorm

A severe snowstorm compounded by strong gusty winds forced over 10,000 people to spend the night in their cars or roadside buildings after being stranded on a major Hungarian highway the M1.
Conference hears about the value of volunteers in a crisis
23 September 2011

Norway Red Cross stresses the value of volunteers in a crisis

Last weekend, 200 representatives from 65 Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies, civil society organizations, academia, governments and the private sector came together in Budapest, Hungry, for the Global Volunteers ...
Global conference debates the potential and pitfalls of paying volunteers
16 September 2011

Global conference debates the potential and pitfalls of paying volunteers

A stark and difficult set of questions was posed at the Global Volunteering Conference in Budapest today by Eduard Tschan, head of operations for the IFRC in Haiti.
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