Flood resilience community pathfinder evaluation: rapid evidence assessment

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Twigger-Ross, C., Kashefi, E., Weldon, S., Brooks, K., Deeming, H., Forrest, S., Fielding, J., Gomersall, A., Harries, T., McCarthy, S., Orr, P., Parker, D. and Tapsell, S. 2014. Flood resilience community pathfinder evaluation: rapid evidence assessment. London, UK Defra.
TitleFlood resilience community pathfinder evaluation: rapid evidence assessment
AuthorsTwigger-Ross, C., Kashefi, E., Weldon, S., Brooks, K., Deeming, H., Forrest, S., Fielding, J., Gomersall, A., Harries, T., McCarthy, S., Orr, P., Parker, D. and Tapsell, S.
Abstract

The increase in the risk of flooding as a result of extreme weather and climate change makes it essential for local authorities and communities to engage with this issue. Defra is providing grant funding to 13 local authorities throughout England under a new Flood Resilience Community Pathfinder (FRCP) scheme aimed at stimulating community action to increase resilience. The measures being developed include property-level protection, flood resilience groups, volunteer flood wardens and community champions, engagement with more vulnerable groups and efforts to increase financial resilience.

KeywordsCommunity, Engagement, Flooding, Risk, Review, UK, Rapid Evidence Assessment, Resilience, Mitigation, Flood defences
Research GroupFlood Hazard Research Centre
PublisherDefra
Place of publicationLondon, UK
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PrintFeb 2014
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Deposited30 Oct 2014
Output statusPublished
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