Resilience measure: Evacuation routes at elevated level

definition

Evacuation routes at an elevated level are necessary to allow for safe evacuation in flood events. They should be constructed above the highest expected flood level. People affected by the floods can use the routes to reach safe (higher) ground.
(Climate app, Evacuation routes at elevated level, accessed on Sept. 2016)

Co-benefits and impacts

This can be implemented as part of regular transportation networks, reducing avoiding the need for the construction of dedicated infrastructure. To be combined with road development.
(Climate app, Evacuation routes at elevated level, accessed on Sept. 2016)

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Last modified: Jan. 18, 2017, 11:49 a.m.