The Rhine’s integrated approach to flood management
Aug27

The Rhine’s integrated approach to flood management

According to the World Resources Institute (WRI) around 21 million people worldwide are affected by river floods each year on average. That number could increase to 54 million in 2030 due to climate change and socio-economic development. With flooding risks being trans-boundary there is the potential for flooding to create political and economic instability in entire regions. Integrated flood risk management Flood risk management...

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Green Infrastructure Investment in Asia-Pacific
Feb23

Green Infrastructure Investment in Asia-Pacific

The Asia-Pacific region is one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to flooding. Over the period of 1986-2006 floods have claimed more than 300,000 lives, and caused an estimated damage to the Asian economy of more than US$200 billion (International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, 2006). By 2012, floods were the most frequent disaster occurring in Asia (44%) and had the highest human and economic impact. They...

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