Tool risk reduction measures


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Resettlement and reallocation

  • Description
  • Fields of action
  • Synergies
  • Good practice examples
  • References

In case of a major danger, it might be useful to relocate existing buildings. Due to the avoidance and removal of the damage potential the resettlement and reallocation effects the risk reduction permanently. Financial support facilitates the implementation of the measure. Resettlement and reallocation measures need to be assessed and reviewed in advance. Social and personal burdens need to be taken into account.

Fields of action Buildings,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.

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Sabine Scharfe, Saxon State Office for Environment, Agriculture and Geology