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what is th eparadox of structural flood control measures

extreme event occurs, cuases damage, we make strucutres to prevent it. location is now secure, more urban developmenet in these unsafe areas. more damage next flood

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example of bad flood managment

Xanten, flow behind dykes

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two types of control measures

structural non structural

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example of non structural

land use restrictions
warning system
drainage maintenance
pubic awareness
flood proofing
flood insurance

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example of structrues

dykes
resrvoirs
sea walls
dredging
groyne

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purpose of groynes

preventing ice jaming
improved navigation
erosion control

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sone alternative measures

mobile flood walls
flood proofing buildings
remove obsticals at narrow passages

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definition of flood risk

consequence x probability

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dutch example of flood risk control

3 layer
1 prevention
2 spatial planing
3 disaster management+insurance

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tangible damages

expressed in money

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intangible

culture loss, health etc

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direct damages

cleaning repair etc

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indirect damages

business interuption, ripple effects

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damage calculation method involves

stage-damage
2d inundation map
_damage 2d map

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example of resilient planning tool

riskscape

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example of coastal protection

mangroves