definitionImpose implementation of measures for mitigation and vulnerability reduction through the construction code of town planning. (ASFPM, Modifications to Existing Floodplain Structures, accessed on Sept. 2016).
Co-benefits and impactsFutureproofs new constructions or developments against flooding, providing security and safety for occupants. This will also ensure the properties and contents remain insurable. Action to the already built envirment should also be included in the construction code apart from new structures.
conditionsFor future construction or the modification of existing buildings if they undergo major renovations.
FRI indicators (Show all)Embodying flood risk in Building code
Responsible authorities Learning and adapting from previous events
Multidisciplinary knowledge exchange (engineer, architect/urban planner, sociologist, economist, politician - city government, etc.)
Knowledge exchange between scientific community and authorities
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