Dimension which describes the natural environment where the urban system is located and indicates aspects related to topography, morphology, terrain, environmental degradation and hydro-meteorological characteristics.
The social dimension concerns citizens and the welfare of individuals, interaction and cooperation with all members of society and includes aspects related to education, knowledge and awareness of flood related issues, etc.
This dimension deals with management and financial resources, livelihoods and related activities and it includes issues such as financial coping mechanisms, urban growth and household assets, saving and insurance mechanisms, etc.
Dimension which concerns organisational issues, cohesion, collaboration and coordination processes related to flood risk management such as Directives, Governance Policies, Legislation, Civil Protections Plans, etc.
The physical dimension describes the urban and human environment and its components such as constructions, infrastructure, built environment, utilities, transportation system, etc.