Source: [Associated Programme on Flood Management, 2016]


flood, land use, planning, deforestation, urbanization


The influence of land-use changes on flood risk is now a central feature of flood-management discussions. Indeed, numerous studies have been carried out to understand how land-use changes, in particular deforestation, urbanization and agricultural practices, may increase the occurrence and intensity of floods, together with exposure and vulnerability of people thereto.


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Flood management measure

One or more flood management measures to which this source is related (if applicable).

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