Flood resilience and planning:
How do we manage flood risks?
A solutions guide for flood forecasting and early warning
Flooding is the most common and widespread of all weather-related natural disasters and is a threat in every part of the world primarily where rainfall occurs. With more people in the world at risk today from flooding than ever before, being prepared for floods is crucial to decrease negative effects of flooding in our communities. Today, an array of sophisticated technologies, systems, software, methods, and tools is available to us that provide a better understanding of rainfall and hydrology, flood frequency and magnitude, and the associated flood risks.
In this solutions guide, you’ll learn how we can better prepare, design, and plan for flooding events, improve resiliency, and employ technologies that help protect lives and property.