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1. Introduction
1.1 The Nature Of Flood Problems
1.1.1 Measures of the global flood problem
1.2 The Four Generations of Flood Hazard Management
1.2.1 Indigenous Flood Adaptations
1.2.2 Flood Control and Defence, and ‘Efficient’ Rivers
1.2.3 Non-Structural Approaches
1.2.4 Holistic Approaches
1.4 The Evolution of Dams in Flood Hazard Management
2.1 Flood Production
2.2 The Use Of Floodplains
3. The Benefits and Costs of Floods
3.1 Risks to Life and Health
3.2 Agricultural Benefits and Costs
3.2.1 Flood Losses
3.2.2 Land Drainage
3.2.3 Livestock Benefits and Losses
3.3 Urban impacts
3.4 Environmental consequences of flooding
3.4.1 Unregulated Rivers
4. Flood Management Options
4.1 Managing all Floods and Not Just Some
4.2 What is Vulnerability and Who is Vulnerable ?
4.2.1 Alternative definitions of vulnerability
4.3 Identifying the threat
4.4 Reducing the Challenge
4.4.1 Controlling runoff
4.4.2 Storage
4.4.3 Slowing the flood wave
4.4.4 Carrying the flow
4.4.5 Separating the people and the threat
4.4.6 Economies of scale in flood alleviation
4.4.7 The environmental effects of the different options
4.5 Enhancing coping capacity
4.5.1 Emergency Planning and management
4.5.2 Flood Forecasting and Warning
4.5.3 Evacuation
4.5.4 Compensation
4.5.5 Flood Insurance
4.5.6 Help and Counselling
4.6 Matching the Solution to the Problem
5. The Role of Dams in Flood Hazard Management
6. Making the ‘right’ decision?
7. Barriers to sustainable flood management
7.1 Institutional barriers
7.2 Professional roles
7.3 Exporting/importing failure
7.4 Financing
7.7 Corruption
7.8 Public involvement
7.9 Legitimising voices
8. Conclusions and Recommendations
9. References and bibliography
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Assessment of Flood Control & Manageemnt Options WCD

Assessment of Flood Control & Manageemnt Options WCD

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