Resilience measures

Name Definition
Flood forecasting and early warning Flood forecasting is an important component of flood warning. Flood forecasting involves prediction of water levels and flows at particular locations at a particular time, while flood warning is the task of making use of the flood forecasts to make decisions on whether flood warnings should be issued to the ...
Municipal flood control plan The municipal plan expresses the shared goals, objectives and priorities of a community and allows its members to work together for a specific goal e.g. flood control/protection, in coordination with nearby communities, the region and the state as a whole. (Vermont, Flood Ready State of Vermont, accessed on Sept. 2016). ...
Flood emergency framework Flood emergency framework sets out the government’s strategic approach to achieving the aims set out below and is intended for use by all those involved in planning for and responding to flooding from the sea, rivers, surface water, ground water, reservoirs, artificial waterways and canals. Its purpose is to provide ...