All articles for the topic: Flood Risk

Flood waters in Kanyama - Photograph taken by Lena Grobusch

Enhancing Community Flood Resilience in Lusaka's Unplanned Settlements: A Case Study of Multi-Stakeholder Perspectives

Learn how different stakeholders in Lusaka define flood resilience, in terms of a desirable state to be achieved, and how community flood resilience in unplanned settlements could be enhanced according to different stakeholders.

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Morpeth flood, 2008. Photo by John Dal

Flood safety & resilience guide for UK homeowners

This guide, developed in partnership with the insurance sector, aims to raise flood risk awareness in the UK, and support smarter decisions on property purchases.

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A Story of a flood in East Africa

HyCRISTAL has spent the past four years exploring how to draw together the experiences of people living through typical flood events in East African cities.

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All in the same boat

Documentary: All in the same boat

This documentary, `All in the same boat´, follows a people-centred approach in communicating flood risk to at-risk communities, as suggested by the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Serious Climate Games: An Introduction

Climate games provide a way to facilitate learning in an interesting, engaging and memorable way. This article provides a brief outline of different climate games and resources available.  

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UK flood research resource

This resource is designed to support business, and those working with business, to identify research to support their projects and decision-making in preparing for and responding to flood events.

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Flood Risk and Early Warning Systems

Flood risk and Early Warning Systems in the Indian Himalayas

This science brief provides an example of an integrated adaptation response involving long term monitoring and an Early Warning System (EWS) in the Indian Himalayan Region.

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Mamadou Ndiaye, délégué de quartier of Bene Baraque sitting on a design bench. Benches made from recycled materials are arranged around the basins to improve the living environment of the neighbouring districts. Credit: Consortium pour la Recherche Economique et Sociale (CRES).

Community-based Action against Flood Risks in Dakar

This case study described how community-based action has been used to address incerasing flood risk in Dakar.

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Deltares

Deltares is an independent institute for applied research in the field of water and subsurface.

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Deep uncertainty over long-term climate in infrastructure projects

Abstract

Climate change brings new challenges for traditional environmental risk management, particularly for major infrastructure projects, where the decisions made today can have long-...

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