The role of riparian ecosystems in flood control

Riparian ecosystems are often exposed to degradation caused by deforestation and farming activities, which can increase the risk of flooding. However, there are techniques for recovering and promoting the development of these ecosystems to reduce the risk of flooding, in addition to “grey infrastructure”.

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Collections Disaster Risk Reduction Influence and Impact
Issue Date 2018-06
Format Toolkit
Rights Holders Practical Action