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Learning from Japan's Experience in Integrated Urban Flood Risk Management : A Series of Knowledge Notes (English)

Globally, floods are the most frequent and damaging natural hazard. This poses a serious development challenge to many countries and their efforts to reduce poverty and increase shared prosperity. ... See More +

Report 146258 FEB 01, 2020

Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana; Takemoto,Shoko; Takamatsu,Masatsugu; Endo,Kenya; Kryspin-Watson,Jolanta Disclosed

Knowledge Note 3 : Designing and Implementing Urban Flood Risk Management Investments (English)

This Knowledge Note summarizes the experiences of, and lessons learned by Japanese cities that have designed and implemented various types of urban flood risk management investments. ... See More +

Report 146197 JAN 18, 2020

Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana; Takemoto,Shoko; Takamatsu,Masatsugu; Endo,Kenya; Kryspin-Watson,Jolanta Disclosed

Knowledge Note 2 : Planning and Prioritizing Urban Flood Risk Management Investments (English)

Careful planning and prioritization are critical in the selection of an appropriate mix of integrated urban flood risk management (IUFRM) solutions. ... See More +

Report 146196 JAN 18, 2020

Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana; Takemoto,Shoko; Takamatsu,Masatsugu; Endo,Kenya; Kryspin-Watson,Jolanta Disclosed

Knowledge Note 4 : Operating and Maintaining Urban Flood Risk Management Investments (English)

Operation and maintenance are critical to ensuring the effectiveness of urban flood management investments over time. In the context of human and financial resource constraints, Japanese cities must enhance operation and maintenance to extend the functional lifetimes of critical investments. ... See More +

Report 146198 JAN 18, 2020

Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana; Takemoto,Shoko; Takamatsu,Masatsugu; Endo,Kenya; Kryspin-Watson,Jolanta Disclosed

Knowledge Note 1 : Assessing and Communicating Urban Flood Risk (English)

Understanding the causes of flood disasters, and ways to mitigate them, is an essential first step toward the integrated management of flood risk in cities. ... See More +

Report 146195 JAN 18, 2020

Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana; Takemoto,Shoko; Takamatsu,Masatsugu; Endo,Kenya; Kryspin-Watson,Jolanta Disclosed