Tool risk reduction measures

100 RISK REDUCTION MEASURES

Avoidance of building in hazard zones: Adaptation/re-zoning/shifting of building areas

Zoning plans for undeveloped plots of land which have already been designated as development areas are adapted to account for the risk to these areas; if necessary, a new area is designated as planning area for the revision stage (while the municipality revises the zoning/development plan).

Fields of action
Settlement areas
Synergies may exist between heavy rain risk management measures and other development goals like environmental protection, health care, and economic performance. Harnessing them requires involvement of different actors, enforcement of exchange between you and them and holistic thinking.

READ MORE:

  • Amt der Oberösterreichischen Landesregierung (2015): Hangwassermanagement Maßnahmenkatalog [management of pluvial floods catalogue of measures] (unpublished brochure, online version accessible at URL: https://www.land-oberoesterreich.gv.at/222593.htm): Widmungsanpassung / Baulandverschiebung
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Sabine Scharfe, Saxon State Office for Environment, Agriculture and Geology