Tool risk reduction measures

100 RISK REDUCTION MEASURES

Avoidance of building in hazard zones: Appropriate location of houses on properties

Exclude new developments that would increase the damage by shifting the location of the planned building outside the hazard area of the property.

Fields of action
Settlement areas, Buildings
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.

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Landesregierung (2015): Hangwassermanagement Maßnahmenkatalog [management of pluvial floods catalogue of measures] (unpublished brochure, online version accessible at URL: https://www.land-oberoesterreich.gv.at/222593.htm): Neubebauung abrücken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