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  • 24 Jun 2013- 09:58 by Local Press Report BUDAPEST The Budapest Times Budapest City Council has claimed HUF3 billion (EUR 10 million) from the central budget to cover the cost of dealing with the flood that hit various areas this month when the Danube rose to its highest recorded level, Mayor of
  • 6 Jun 2013- 10:00 by Local Press Report BUDAPEST xpatloop On 4 June, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán declared a state of emergency due to the record high water levels expected on the Danube from Wednesday. More than twenty people have been evacuated so far in Pest County and some settlements along the
  • 13 Apr 2011- 09:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HUNGARY, BUDAPEST Areas severely damaged six months ago by a ruptured aluminum tailings dam near Ajka, Hungary have seen little of the cleanup and support promised by authorities, according to the international environmental NGO WWF. On October 4, 2010,
  • 16 Feb 2011- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HUNGARY, BUDAPEST Toxic sludge from the Ajkai Timfoldgyar Zrt aluminum production plant, owned by MAL Zrt, is still being released and polluting waterways as wastewater, according to the Hungarian branch of international environmental group Greenpeace.