Flood risk management in Europe: the flood problem and interventions

Author(s): Green, Colin; Dieperink, Carel; Ek, Kristina; Hegger, Dries; Pettersson, Maria; Priest, Sally; Tapsell, Sue
Number of pages: 32 p.

This report investigates the nature of the flood risk problem and the path to flood risk governance in 18 vulnerable urban regions in 6 European countries: the UK, Belgium, France, The Netherlands, Poland and Sweden. The report summarizes current thinking on the nature of the flood problem, the intended objectives, and the appropriate courses of action.

This report is the first in a series of four which were compiled by the STAR-FLOOD project.