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dc.contributor.authorShah, Mohammad Aminur Rahman
dc.contributor.authorRahman, Anisur
dc.contributor.authorChowdhury, Sanaul
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-09T01:50:34Z
dc.date.available2017-06-09T01:50:34Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.issn1753-318Xen_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/jfr3.12211en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/101675
dc.description.abstractThis paper presents the challenges for effectiveness and sustainability of flood risk management strategies and technologies by critically reviewing flood management practices. The study reveals that reliable flood prediction is limited by the characterisation of floods that have multiple causes and hydrological uncertainties due to variability in climate and river morphology. Moreover, changing land use in floodplains and the potential of creating new risks limit the risk assessment and evaluation process of flood control projects. Hence, sustainability analysis mechanisms, including ‘dynamic sustainability’ concepts, should be adopted in the flood management planning process. Investigations into the proportional contribution of structural and non-structural measures to reduce total flood risk could assist in better decision making. Gaining improved understandings of the perception on flood risk and safety, and risk communication methods, for present and future stakeholders is crucial. Extensive research on the above challenges would reveal pathways for developing sustainable flood risk management strategies.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherWiley Blackwell Publishingen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom1en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto7en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of Flood Risk Managementen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchAgricultural and Veterinary Sciences not elsewhere classifieden_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode079999en_US
dc.titleChallenges for achieving sustainable flood risk managementen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
dc.description.versionPost-printen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, Griffith School of Engineeringen_US
gro.description.notepublicThis publication has been entered into Griffith Research Online as an Advanced Online Version.en_US
gro.rights.copyright© 2015 John Wiley & Sons Ltd and The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM). This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Challenges for achieving sustainable flood risk management, Journal of Flood Risk Management, which has been published in final form at http://doi.org/10.1111/jfr3.12211. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving (http://olabout.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-828039.html)en_US
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