A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
Due to the heavy and unseasonal rainfall, there has been massive river flooding in different parts of Hungary starting from 14 September 2014 onwards. The General Directorate of the Water Management posted red alert on the rivers Dráva, Lajta, Mura, Rába and Zala, in total along 320 kilometres. The floods are affecting 90 villages in 10 Counties of Hungary, namely Vas, Zala, Győr-Moson- Sopron, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, Veszprém, Baranya, Bács- Kiskun, Nógrád and Fejér.