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Can flood resilience be measured?


Increased severe flooding globally has focused attention on finding practical ways to improve flood risk management. As part of this effort, Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) launched a global flood resilience program in 2013. This finding highlights a key challenge for any resilience-building efforts: if resilience cannot be empirically verified, how do you empirically measure whether a community is more resilient as a result of your work?

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Collections Disaster Risk Reduction Influence and Impact
Issue Date 2015
Format Policy Paper
Rights Holders Zurich Insurance Group Ltd