Understanding extreme events as catalysts for flood - risk management policy change: a case study of the impact of ‘Storm Desmond’ in Cumbria, UK

Info

Category
RISK MANAGEMENT CAPABILITY ASSESSMENT
Owner
flag United Kingdom Civil Contingencies Secretariat (United Kingdom)
Activation Date
25-07-2016
Conclusion Date
15-03-2017
Experts
Dr. Hugh Deeming

 

Purpose,Objectives and Scope

The purpose of the technical specification of the contract is to describe the task and responsibility of the Expert. The main objective is to acquire sound evidence on how the manifestation of residual flood risk (i.e. overtopping of newly-built structural defences) has acted to influence the flood risk management outcomes negotiated by a collective multi-stakeholder ‘community of resilience practice’ in Cumbria, UK.

 

Tasks and Deliverables

Task 1 - Analysing the collective multi-stakeholder ‘community of resilience practice’ after the impact of ‘Storm Desmond’ in Cumbria, UK.

Deliverables Title Type Timing
D1.1 Situation of the multi-stakeholder ‘community of resilience practice’ before the ‘Storm Desmond’ in Cumbria, UK Report

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M1
D1.2 Situation of the multi-stakeholder ‘community of resilience practice’ after the ‘Storm Desmond’ in Cumbria, UK: changes induced by the event. Report

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M2

Task 2 - Assessing and Analysing how the Storm Desmond has acted as catalysts for institutional changes of flood risk management.

Deliverables Title Type Timing
D2.1 Analysing how the Storm Desmond has acted as catalysts for institutional changes of flood risk management Report

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Task 3 - Identification of the key recommendations for flood-risk management policy change based on the understanding of an extreme event.

Deliverables Title Type Timing
D3.1 Key recommendations for flood-risk management policy improvements based on the understanding of a recent extreme event Final Report

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M6