It is generally accepted that flood risk has been increasing in Europe in the last decades. Accordingly, it becomes a priority to better understand its drivers and mechanisms. Flood risk is evaluated on the basis of three factors: hazard, exposure and vulnerability. Idrostudi was commissioned to carry out a flood hazard and risk assessment of the areas involved by the river Meduna and Noncello in Pordenone Commune. Results of the consultancy confirmed that the main driving force of increased flood risk is found in new urban developments in flood-prone areas.
|Sector||Disaster Risk Reduction & Management|
University of Trieste