If needed, the affected organizations are ready to face a winter flood – representatives of the Disaster Management Authority, the Hungarian Defence Forces, the General Directorate of Water Management and the police said.
The leaders of the Ministry of Interior are determined to provide constant help and attention to those professionals – both active and retired – who have suffered injuries while being on duty.
Hungary has faced particularly serious challenges this year due to growing illegal migration and an increase in the number of asylum seekers.
In a radio interview, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér explained that the Ministry is investigating the status of indebted companies owned by local governments.
After assuming HUF 29.7 billion in debt form the City of Pécs last year, the remaining HUF 14.4 billion will now also assumed by the Government – Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said.
The Baranya county prison will be less crowded due to the new quarters that were handed over in Pécs by Deputy State Secretary László Tóth and András Csóti, head of the Hungarian Prison Service.
The Council of the EU ministers of interior was held in Brussels on Thursday. The Hungarian delegation was led by Parliamentary State Secretary Károly Kontrát.
Vehicles, technical tools and protective gears have been donated to the Disaster Management Authority by the Government, in addition to which the voluntary fire fighter associations received financial support.
"The field of migration must always meet newer and newer challenges; when talking about migration one should never forget that this is a complex phenomenon", Deputy State Secretary for the European Union and International Relations Krisztina Berta said at the opening conference of the 12th national meeting of the European Migration Network.
The Government is assuming all local government debts, a total of HUF 1247 billion – Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said in Miskolc on Monday.