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Wednesday
19
Jul
2017

SAME DAY EVENTS:

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
CRS Webinars: CRS & Class 4 Prerequisites

2:00 PM -
FEMA Notice of Funding Opportunity Webinar: Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) & Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Grant Programs FY2017 Application Cycle

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mapping Wetland Inundation Dynamics Using Multi-Source Satellite Data Webinar

 
Webinar

IWRM and the Floods Directive: What can the US learn from the EU?
Location:  Online
Time:  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 
 
HOST
American Water Resources Association (AWRA)

LOCATION
Online - Webinar
July 19, 2017
1:00pm - 2:00pm Eastern Time

DETAILS
Managing flood risk in an integrated manner is a critical element of Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM), which requires a move from the classic project-based flood control approach to a more integrated flood risk management approach. The European Union (EU) Floods Directive is a first attempt to implement a risk-based approach to manage floods at EU scale in order to improve resilience. The Directive recognizes the entire flood risk management cycle focusing on prevention, protection and preparedness.

In 2015 EU Member states finished the first cycle of implementation, which required member states to submit flood hazard and risk maps by 2013 and flood risk management plans by 2015. Much of this material is now available, offering an excellent opportunity to analyze them and identify elements that could be implemented elsewhere to improve flood risk management strategies.

This presentation will present examples from Spain and France that can be inspiring for the United States.

Presenter: Anna Serra-Llobet, Institute of International Studies, University of California-Berkeley

COST
Free AWRA Members
$25 Non-Members

CONTACT
Contact Christine@awra.org for attendance certificates.

REGISTRATION
Register here

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