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The role of national laws in managing flood risk and increasing future flood resilience

The role of national laws in managing flood risk and increasing future flood resilience

a working paper by Sara Mehryar, Swenja Surminski 9 March, 2020

This paper explores the role of national laws in determining the nature of flood risk management (FRM) and in particular the ability to increase flood resilience in the context of climate change. The authors therefore call for a shift in FRM away from post-event activism towards forward-looking planning through an anticipatory resilience approach. read more »