LAND4FLOOD calls and up-dates

LAND4FLOOD leaflet

Do you need the general idea what is the LAND4FLOOD COST Action about? Do you need to share a brief and simple message to stakeholders? Read and (if useful also translate) our leaflet. So, far following language versions exist: ALBANIAN BULGARIAN SLOVAKIAN SLOVENIAN

Published in Landowners & Citizens

Workshop report: Strategies for achieving flood resilience

The three-day LAND4FLOOD PhD-Workshop on “Innovative and successfully implemented strategies for achieving resilience in Flood Risk Management with a special focus on private and public property flood resilience” from Monday 9th September to Wednesday, 11th September 2019 was conducted by the Department of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Management, under the management of Prof Dr Robert […]

Published in Landowners & Citizens

Book: Nature-based Flood Risk Management on Private Land

Our first Open Access book was published by Springer. Download it here Content: Nature-based solutions (NBS) in Flood Risk Management require more—and mostly privately owned—land, and more diverse stakeholder involvement than traditional (grey) engineering approaches. This also implies that there are challenges related to different disciplines. Flood risk management with NBS is an issue not only […]

Published in Academia, Policy & Decision-makers

Karin in London (7 January – 18 March 2019)

Karin Snel (The Netherlands) spent more than two month at Flood Hazard Research Centre of the Middlesex University in London, working with Sally Priest. She focused on the instruments and communication needs for encouraging the uptake of individual risk resilience measures. The intended research considered the English socio-political context and instruments, and their use for […]

Published in STSMs

Paper on flood retention compensation in Austria

Title: Compensating flood retention on private land in Austria: Towards polycentric governance in flood risk management? Abstract Flood retention, in particular controlled flood retention, plays an increasingly prominent role in the portfolio of flood risk management strategies. Though a highly effective measure to reduce the risk of flooding for vulnerable areas, flood retention is land-intensive and infringes […]

Published in Academia, Publications

3rd Action MC Meeting and Worskhop – Thessaloniky

On 26 – 28 June 2019 more than 70 LAND4FLOOD people met again in Thessaloniky, Greece. The topic of the meeting was Towards Increased Stakeholder Engagement in Flood Risk Management. We invited four keynote speakers to discuss challenges of stakeholder participation. At the end of the meeting we tested role board Flood Resilience Game under the […]

Published in Events