With a wide range of approaches to flood management, we will evaluate some of the pros and cons of these and try to understand why is some cases approaches may not be suitable.
- Hard solutions (E.g. dams, reservoirs, walls, barriers)
- Soft solutions (E.g. afforestation, PFR, Managed realignment)
- Pros and cons of each
- Challenges to manage with these (economic costs, cost-benefit ratios)
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