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Bio-dyke, an environment friendly solution to protect river banks

Bio-dyke is a bio engineering measure to manage and control flood water movement such as redirecting flood run-off through the use of flood walls and flood gates. This technology for controlling riverine floods is useful when there is no immediate need of heavy engineering works ...

Amphibious Homes for Flood Resilience in Vietnam and Bangladesh

Flooding is a yearly issue for people living in delta regions. However, climate change is making these floods more unpredictable and protracted, which is having a huge impact on communities. This video follows two Global Resilience Partnership grantees as they work to build float...

Appropriate technologies to improve evacuation routes and vehicle access in case of emergency

Disaster risk analysis is the result of studying the hazards or threats and the conditions of exposure and vulnerability in local populations. In the case of floods and associated hazards, there are multiple alternatives to reduce these risk conditions, being structural measures ...

The role of riparian ecosystems in flood control

Riparian ecosystems are often exposed to degradation caused by deforestation and farming activities, which can increase the risk of flooding. However, there are techniques for recovering and promoting the development of these ecosystems to reduce the risk of flooding, in addition...

Intermediate climate information systems for early warning systems

New communication technologies, free software and hardware to improve Early Warning Systems for floods and landslides, using a participatory approach in coordination with the authorities. That is to say, under an intermediate or appropriate technology approach. This document s...