Title: Taking land seriously in spatial flood risk management Key policy messages: – Stop financing measures! Focus on the governance of private land for flood risk management. – Focus on private land! Flood risk management today leans too much on READ MORE
An achievement of the Czech funded side-project focused on flood risk management in Nepal. The overall Land4Flood project aims to improve the organization of natural flood retention measures using systemic approach, including nature-based, technical, organizational and socioeconomic aspects of flood READ MORE
Title: Flood-resilient cities – start at home Key policy messages: – Learning to “live with the flood” instead of “fighting the flood” starts at home – on private land. – The law has a strong influence on how homeowners respond to READ MORE
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 READ MORE
Title: Compensation for Flood Storage Key policy messages: – Vulnerable downstream areas benefit from upstream flood retention services. – Flood storage is land intensive. It often infringes on private land use rights. – Compensating for flood storage requires mechanisms that link READ MORE
Watch the LAND4FLOOD video with interviews! Why is it important to address land management together with flood risk management? What is the value added of the COST Action in this matter? Why is LAND4FLOOD special? Watch also our second Riga meeting video!
Title: How Private Land Matters in Flood Risk Management? Key policy messages : – Flood water can be stored in the catchment, upstream of cities, or in the cities themselves. – In all three areas, the affected land is often READ MORE