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Flood hazard mapping

Flood hazard mapping

  • Preparing an integrated flood management plan for Dungsumchu Basin in Samdrupjongkhar

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission:
    Phase:
    Completed
    Countries:
    Objective:

    This Technology Transfer Advances Bhutan's

    • Nationally Determined Contribution and the needs recognized therein to "enhance climate information services for vulnerability and adaptation assessment and planning" and "develop a monitoring, assessment, and warning systems for flash flood and landslide hazards and risks"

    Context

  • Practical Action Consulting Limited

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    United Kingdom
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    Practical Action Consulting (PAC) is the consulting arm of Practical Action, an international non-governmental organisation that uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries. Through technology PAC enables poor communities to build on their skills and knowledge to produce sustainable and practical solutions - transforming their lives forever and protecting the world around them. Every year PAC uses technology to help over 1 million people out of poverty.

     

  • Pöyry Austria GmbH

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Austria
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    Pöyry Austria GmbH, a member of the global Pöyry Group, is a consulting and engineering company with deep expertise with extensive local knowledge to deliver sustainable project investments. For instance, its Hydro Consulting department delivers services in the fields of hydrological and hydraulic modellingand forecasting. Its experts have significant experience in the fields of hydro-meteorology, climate change and climate sensitivity. They also contribute to assess climate risk and ctimate adaptation measures for hydropower and all other sectors of water management.

  • UDYAMA

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    India
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    UDYAMA  is a non-governmental organization established in 1997 with the mission to linking people together to work on rights based approach for collective actions towards reducing disaster risk (Natural, Climate and Manmade) and achieving livelihood, social justice and gender rights, equitable and sustainable development.

  • Flood Risk Management in the Peoples Republic of China: Learning to Live with Flood Risk

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date:
    Objective:
    Sectors:

    Climate change is expected to affect the frequency and magnitudes of extreme events such as floods. This report describes a shift in China"s dependence on structural measures to a balanced approach using structural and nonstructural measures. The core of this integrated flood management is flood risk management, which is based on an analysis of flood hazard, exposure to flood hazard and vulnerability of people and property to danger.

  • Bangladesh: Gender Mainstreaming Processes in Community-based Flood Risk Management, a Case Study from the Gender and IWRM Resource Guide

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date:
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    Approach:

    In 2004 the Centre for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS) in Bangladesh designed and implemented a project on flood vulnerability, risk reduction and improved preparedness through community-based information. Household and community responses to events such as floods are an indicator of vulnerability and of people's ability to cope with hazards. Being prepared largely depends on the capacity to relate warning information to poor areas, and to tailor this information to specific contexts.

  • Institut de recherche pour le développement

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    France
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (Research Institute for Development) - is a research organization based in France that is working with its partners in the South to address international development issues. Improving health, understanding social changes, and protecting the environment are the main pillars of its work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). IRD work includes interdisciplinary scientific research, capacity building and nurturing innovation in more than fifty countries worldwide. 

  • Van Phu Joint Stock Company

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Vietnam
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise:

    Van Phu Consultants JSC is a consulting firm specializing in Civil and Industrial Construction Design, Master Plan for Construction Engineering; Land-use Rights; Socio-Economic Development; Agriculture and Forestry Development, Society, Environment, Ethnic Minorities, Resettlement and Public Counselling; Forestry and Natural Resources Assessment, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Education Services and Technology Transfer, Project Management, Ground Levelling and Water Sewage.