Flood risk management through a resilience lens

Karin M. de Bruijn*, Bramka A. Jafino, Bruno Merz, Neelke Doorn, Sally J. Priest, Ruben J. Dahm, Chris Zevenbergen, Jeroen C. J. H. Aerts, Tina Comes

*Corresponding author for this work

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To prevent floods from becoming disasters, social vulnerability must be integrated into flood risk management. We advocate that the welfare of different societal groups should be included by adding recovery capacity, impacts of beyond-design events, and distributional impacts.
Original languageEnglish
Article number285
Number of pages4
JournalCommunications Earth & Environment
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 18 Nov 2022


  • Disaster risk
  • Societies
  • Impacts
  • Resilience
  • flood risk

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