Description

The construction industry is shifting towards a built environment that can be resilient enough to manage the impact of flooding on the UK. This webinar will evaluate some of the gaps that have been recently identified within the industry. This webinar will also evaluate some programmes and schemes that have been recently set up in order to address these gaps.

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Course Author(s)

Matt Barker

Consultant, BRE Centre for Resilience

Matt has been very heavily involved with several workstreams within Defra’s Property Flood Resilience Roundtable and leads Task Group 3 of this group. This included the development and management of an independent guidance portal for home and business owners within the UK – www.floodguidance.co.uk. He has also worked on the development of a national property flood resilience database (PFR-d), which can record flood resilience measures that have been installed on homes within the UK.

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