New Orleans 10 years on from Hurricane Katrina
Aug19

New Orleans 10 years on from Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans 10 years on from Hurricane Katrina is at watershed point in the management of its urban stormwater. Although the city’s century old drainage system will continue to be the primary means for draining the city into the foreseeable future, the city is poised to add a significant component to its drainage infrastructure: green infrastructure. New Orleans 2030: laying the foundation for green infrastructure In August 2010, the...

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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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