Resilience measure: Prescription on the construction code

definition

Impose 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 impacts

Futureproofs 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.

conditions

For future construction or the modification of existing buildings if they undergo major renovations.

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Operational





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