Flood Management and the Role of Wetlands
Historical fluvial flood management practices have largely focused on reducing flooding and reducing the susceptibility to flood damage. Traditional flood management has employed structural and nonstructural interventions as well as physical and institutional interventions. However, increasingly the potential to apply land management options, and in particular the management of wetlands, is being investigated as part of flood risk management practices.
KeywordsFlooding Natural hazard Regulating ecosystem service Disaster risk reduction
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