Defining flood risk management strategies: A systems approach
作者: Thanh MaiShahbaz MushtaqKate Reardon-SmithPaul WebbRoger StoneJarrod KathDuc-Anh An-Vo
刊名: International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 2020, Vol.47
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101550
关键词: Dynamic complexityFeedback loopsFlood risk managementFlood-prone communityInsurance
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Recent years have seen a growing recognition of and attention to strengthening community flood resilience as a key leverage for achieving sustainable flood risk management. The literature on the success of focusing on ex-post responses to flood events shows poor outcomes in mitigating flood risks across the board. Here, we employ systems thinking to conceptualise the dynamics underlying interactions among endogenous characteristics of the flood-prone community, and apply this, as a case study example, to the regional township of Roma in inland Queensland, Australia—a location that has experienced significant flooding in recent decades. Our results show that current flood mitigation policies are likely to be maladaptive due to unintended consequences that ultimately undermine...
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  • management 管理
  • approach 
  • systems 系统科学与软件
  • flood 洪水