Prevention and management of natural disasters in Miskolc city

Projet terminé

Miskolc city has been hardly hit by three important flooding due to heavy rainfall in 2010, leaving behind important damages at watercourses. For this reason, this Project reconstructs and maintains two out of the city’s twelve creeks and completes the drainage system in a low-lying township. 2’700 inhabitants living in the concerned areas will thus be protected from future flooding.
 

Pays/région Thème Période Budget
Hongrie
Accroître la sécurité publique
Prévention des catastrophes naturelles et des situations d‘urgence
01.10.2012 - 31.01.2015
CHF 1'068'377

Note: the texts under all the headings, with the exception of 'Results achieved', describe the situation before the start of the project.

Contexte Miskolc city is traversed by a network of up to 12 watercourses (rivers, creeks). During the 2010 exceptional floods most of these creeks overflowed and caused severe damage to homes, trade / industry and infrastructure. It was realized that the capacity of the creeks had been far insufficient. Due to the excessively high runoff in 2010, some structural improvements including rainwater drainage improvement have become unavoidable in addition to the usually done maintenance work of the watercourses (including periodic dredging). There is a tremendous relevant backlog in the entire city. However, not enough financial resources are available.

Objectifs

The overall goal is to reduce the city’s vulnerability in case of extreme weather conditions. For this purpose, the risk of flooding is reduced along two creeks and danger of inundation / inland water damages are decreased in a low-lying township.

Groupes cibles

Municipality, business and trade, 2700 inhabitants using schools and social services of the protected area on about 200 ha.

Activités

Miskolc improves the protection against flooding by undertaking maintenance and reconstruction works (e.g. bed dredging, riverbed widening, bed stabilization, slope protection) at the two creeks Pereces and Hejö. Furthermore, the city improves the rainwater drainage system (e.g. with new channel sections) in Szentpéteri kapu, a low-lying township, reducing the danger of inundation.

Résultats

Résultats obtenus:  

  • Riverbeds of rivers Pereces and Hejö reconstructed and widened on a total length of 3.5 km
  • Rainwater drainage system in Szentpéteri kapu successfully rehabilitated (with newly-constructed channel sections) of a total length of 1 km
  • Additional ecological measures implemented
  • 2700 people are protected and 198,4 ha land are saved from damages caused by flood and inland water

 


Direction/office fédéral responsable DDC
Crédit Contribution suisse à l'UE élargie
Partenaire de projet Partenaire contractuel
Institution étatique étrangère
  • National State Institute North


Budget Phase en cours Budget de la Suisse CHF   1'068'377 Budget suisse déjà attribué CHF   860'646
Phases du projet

Phase 1 01.10.2012 - 31.01.2015   (Completed)