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Record number 561585
Title Exploring the relation between flood risk management and flood resilience
Author(s) Disse, M.; Johnson, T.G.; Leandro, J.; Hartmann, T.
Source Water Security 9 (2020).
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasec.2020.100059
Department(s) Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning
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Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2020
Keyword(s) Climate change adaptation - Flood resilience - Flood risk management
Abstract

Flood risk management has proven successful at reducing the threat of some flooding hazards, preventing loss of life during flooding events and easing the economic burden to communities and regions following floods. It is a useful approach for assessing risks and guiding decisions on implementing protection measures. Recently, in addition to flood risk management, flood resilience is discussed as a new approach in academic literature. This contribution tries to unravel the relation between flood risk management and flood resilience. Therefore, three aspects are discussed: the definition of resilience, its measurement methods and also its possible implementation and embedding in flood risk management.

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