Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Transboundary flood risk management: experiences from the UNECE region

A 2009 publication of the United Nations Economic Commission For Europe pursuant to the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes.

This publication describes problems and progress made regarding transboundary flood management in 10 transboundary river basins in the UNECE region. It also presents a number of useful tools for managing transboundary flood risk, for joint flood forecasting, flood warning and exchange of data, joint flood risk management planning and implementation and useful legal and institutional arrangements for cooperation.

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