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Cities and flooding: a guide to integrated urban flood-risk management for the 21st century

Source(s):  Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the (GFDRR)
World Bank, the (WB)

This guide provides forward-looking operational assistance to policy makers and technical specialists in the rapidly expanding cities and towns of the developing world on how best to manage the risk of floods. It takes a strategic approach, in which appropriate risk management measures are assessed, selected and integrated in a process that both informs and involves the full range of stakeholders.

Chapters include: Understanding flood hazard; Understanding flood impacts; Integrated Flood Risk Management: Structural Measures; Integrated Flood Risk Management: Non-Structural Measures; Evaluating Alternative Flood Risk Management Options: Tools for Decision Makers; Implementing Integrated Flood Risk Management; Conclusion: Promoting Integrated Urban Flood Risk Management.



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  • Cities and flooding: a guide to integrated urban flood-risk management for the 21st century
  • Publication date 2012
  • Author(s) Jha, Abhas K; Bloch, Robin; Lamond, Jessica
  • Number of pages 631 p.
  • ISBN/ISSN 9780821394779

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