Second East Asia regional workshop on flood risk management and urban resilience

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the (GFDRR); Korea, Republic of - government; World Bank, the (WB)
Date:
28-29 May 2013
Location:
Korea (Rep. of) (Seoul)
Building up on the results of the First East Asia regional workshop, which took place in May 2012 in Indonesia, the upcoming Second East Asia regional workshop on flood risk management and urban resilience will focus on Asian countries' experiences in flood risk management to sharing key recommendations and approaches which have been implemented to manage flood risk and build urban resilience.

Workshop participants will have the opportunity to explore the benefits of an integrated flood risk management and address challenges to implementation of innovative and sustainable measures. The workshop will also help establish a community of leaders, practitioners and experts interested in managing the change through more integrated and strategic flood risk management.

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Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Urban Risk & Planning, Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Resilience
Hazards:
Flood
Countries:
Korea, Rep of
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