Flash Floods and Debris Flow are a major hazard in Europe and worldwide and Early Warning Systems are the best way to increase preparedness and suport efficient operational risk management. The video presents the advanced tools developed under the EU FP7 IMPRINTS project to support operational risk management and the implementation of the EU Flood Directive. These tools are the result of scientific research on rainfall forecasting, on hydrometeorological forecasting and on flood early warnings systems undertaken by a consortium of 18 institutions incorporating universities, research institutes, operational risk management agencies and private entreprises of the field.
21 Nov 2014
Ethiopia: farmer-to-farmer learning about climate change adaptation The Netherlands Red Cross reports on new techniques for helping farmers in Ethiopia adapt to Climate Change. Participatory video and peer-to-peer teaching has sped up the process of ...
Tags: Video, Climate Change Adaptation
31 Oct 2013
A Guide to Integrated Urban Flood Risk Management for the 21st Century provides forward-looking operational assistance to policy makers and technical specialists in the rapidly expanding cities and towns of the developing world on how best to man...
Tags: Guidance material, Flood, Urban Risk Reduction
Assessment or evaluation
24 Sep 2013
This Refugees International report highlits shortcomings in the Colombian governtment’s and international agencies’ reponse to the 2010-2011 floods in order to ensure Colombia is better prepared for future flood events. While Colombia has committ...
Tags: Assessment or evaluation, Flood