Tool risk reduction measures

100 RISK REDUCTION MEASURES

Cross-border cooperation

Trans-border risk assessment, communication of hydrological forecasts, the harmonisation of technical standards; cross-border cooperation on emergency planning and consideration of the cross-border impact of projects exist for the management of fluvial floods. Cooperation can be improved for the management of heavy rain risk.

Fields of action
Emergency management
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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Sabine Scharfe, Saxon State Office for Environment, Agriculture and Geology