Recent extremes of drought and flooding in Amazonia: vulnerabilities and human adaptation: In American Journal of Climate Change (2013, 2)
Available online: http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperDownload.aspx?paperID=33496Published by: Earth System Science Center of the National Institute for Space Studies (CCST-INPE) ; 2013
This guide introduces the concept of local flood risk management and outlines a six step process for local officials to find and implement effective adaptation policies and strategies. The guide is divided into sections based on the six steps, which include mapping and assessing risk, selecting the appropriate method of adaptation, implementation of the flood management plans, and long-term maintenance. At the end of each section there is guidance on recommended information resources.
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Tags: Hazard risk assessment or analysis ; Drought ; Flood ; Region III - South America ; Region IV - North America, Central America and the Caribbean Add tag