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The appraisal of human related intangible impacts of flooding - FD2005

Description
PROJECT CLOSING STATEMENT:-
The project report is intended to assist in the valuation of the health impacts of flooding on residents in England and Wales. It provides full details of the development of the survey methodology and analysis of the survey results, it also provides a detailed methodology for using the results to estimate the economic impact of these health effects in project appraisal. A simplified version of this methodology has now been circulated to all operating authorities in England and is available as supplementary project appraisal guidance at: http://www.defra.gov.uk/environ/fcd/pubs/pagn/fcdpag3/pag3suppjuly04.pdf.

SUMMARY OBJECTIVE:-
To develop and test a method for assessing, in economic terms, the impacts of flooding on human health and to provide a manual for its application in the economic assessment of projects and policies.

KEY CUSTOMER PURPOSE:-
To provide project managers and strategic planners with a method of evaluating human health impacts of flooding to improve decision making on projects and investments.
Project Documents
• Final Report : The appraisal of human related intangible impacts of flooding   (118k)
• Technical Report : The appraisal of human related intangible impacts of flooding   (1425k)
• Technical Summary : The appraisal of human related intangible impacts of flooding   (84k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2001

To: 2003

Cost: £294,493
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Risk and Policy Analysts Ltd
Keywords
Environmental Protection              
Flood and Coastal Defence              
Flood Defence              
Land              
Policy Development              
Fields of Study
Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management