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Simulation of flood risk and non-structural flood management - FD2601

The aim of the proposed research is to develop and demonstrate an approach to simulating and assessing the long term effect of non-structural measures and their interactions, including land use planning, insurance, damage prevention, preparedness (eg. early warning systems) and changed building practices (eg. the use of stilts or bunds), in order to enhance the benefits of such measures.

The project results will be of interest to flood risk management stakeholders including: Defra, The Environment Agency, Planning Policy makers and Insurers. The results will be used to inform future policy decisions and improve the effectiveness of non-structural flood risk analysis.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2006

To: 2008

Cost: £114,977
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Newcastle
Environmental Protection              
Flood and Coastal Defence              
Flood Defence              
Policy Development              
Fields of Study
Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management