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Multilayered Safety

Next step in Dutch flood risk management?


Frauke Hoss MSc, Delft University of Technology 1/26/13

Delft University of Technology

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Netherlands Multilayered Safety Results

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The Netherlands
Area under sea level

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Evolution
Local measures Prevention Alternative types of Prevention

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Alternative to Prevention (Multilayered Safety)

3. Crisis Management 2. Spatial Solutions 1. Prevention

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Prevention
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Spatial Solutions
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Source: Environment Canada (http://www.ec.gc.ca)

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Crisis Management
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Prevention
Permanent measures Probability-reducing Large scale Permanent measures Loss-reducing (material values) Small scale Temporary, organizational measures Loss-reducing (fatalities)

Spatial Solutions

Crisis Management

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Dordrecht
Numerical research

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Dordrecht
Individual Risk

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Sum-up
Remember context!
Multilayered Safety is a useful concept to organize integrated flood risk management Prevention: efficient on large scale, much responsibility for government, major change of environment, maintenance often neglected Spatial Solutions: cost-efficient to address local differences in risk, implementation/maintenance difficult to oversee, large role public Crisis Management: MUST, large uncertainty, shared responsibility gment/public, organize on smallest scale possible
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Questions?

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