Tool risk reduction measures


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Strategic documents

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

The measure covers all kinds of inormal planning documents for the improvement of land management in order to counteract dangerous phenomena of soil erosion and surface runoff in risk areas or minimise their effects (e.g. natural retention programs, urban adaptation plans for climate change, etc.). All regulations aim at determining directions of proceedings to reduce the occurrence of risk.

Fields of action Forests,Watercourses,Settlement areas,Farmland
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.


  • Development of Urban Adaptation Plans for cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants in Poland (MPA project) – catalogue of adaptation activities – (25.03.2020).

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