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Guideline for reducing flood losses

This publication is a contribution to the overall efforts that are required to help society cope with the forces of nature. Focused efforts are required to reduce the risk of flooding on society. It is truly hoped that these guidelines will assist in the planning and implementation of actions leading to more healthy and resilient societies. The guideline is oriented to the needs of the decision-maker and provides a description of the range of mitigation options that need to be considered when making efforts to reduce losses from flooding. The guideline is designed to provide an introduction to the general area and to introduce the reader to various measures to mitigate the impacts associated with floods.
Author: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Language: English
Pubished By: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Pubished date: January 1970

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