WIT Press


Sustainable Development And Risk: Flooding Risk Prevention And Mitigation - Action And Planning Integration

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030291

Volume

67

Pages

12

Published

2003

Size

1063.79 kb

Author(s)

A. Colucci, E. Larcan & M.C. Treu

Abstract

An overview on flood risk and river basin management issues introduces the paper. Afterwards a critical analisys of Italian institutional framework on flood risk prevention and mitigation policies is developed. The second part of the paper summarises the analysis of guidelines related to the planning and prescribing rules instruments that have repercussions on the case study territory. Finally, the critical conclusions and a reseach proposal are discussed. 1 Introduction Natural hazards, such as flood events, are a part of nature. Human activities and human interventions into the processes of nature have considerably changed the situation in whole river basins. Floods may be intensified by human alteration of environment (drainage patterns modificatio

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