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dc.contributor.authorShah, MAR
dc.contributor.authorRahman, A
dc.contributor.authorChowdhury, SH
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-09T01:50:34Z
dc.date.available2017-06-09T01:50:34Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.issn1753-318X
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/jfr3.12211
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.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherWiley Blackwell Publishing
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom1
dc.relation.ispartofpageto7
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of Flood Risk Management
dc.subject.fieldofresearchAgricultural and Veterinary Sciences not elsewhere classified
dc.subject.fieldofresearchOther Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode079999
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode0799
dc.titleChallenges for achieving sustainable flood risk management
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
dc.description.versionPost-print
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, Griffith School of Engineering
gro.description.notepublicThis publication has been entered into Griffith Research Online as an Advanced Online Version.
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)
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gro.griffith.authorChowdhury, Sanaul H.
gro.griffith.authorRahman, Anisur
gro.griffith.authorShah, Mohammad Aminur Rahman AR.


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