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Hydrological and Flood Hazards in the Lower Mekong Basin

Hydrological and Flood Hazards in the Lower Mekong Basin

This report presents a comprehensive description of the hydrological and flood hazards in the Lower Mekong Basin. Types of floods The characteristics of flooding in the Lower Mekong Basin vary from short‐lived peaky floods to slowly rising long lasting rounded floods....

Hydrological and Flood Hazards in the Focal Areas

Hydrological and Flood Hazards in the Focal Areas

Assessment of flood damage risks involves the estimation and linkage of flood hazards (probability of flooding) and flood vulnerability (extent of damage that can result from flooding). Flood hazard assessment involves analysis of the type of flooding, flood frequencies, duration, extent, inundation depths...

Flood Damages, Benefits, and Flood Risk in Focal Areas

Flood Damages, Benefits, and Flood Risk in Focal Areas

Surveys have been carried out in three districts in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta, in four districts in Cambodia, in two districts in Laos and two districts in Thailand. These areas are being referred to as the focal areas. In all focal areas the district officials have been visited and baseline and flood damage information has been...

Strategic Directions for Integrated Flood Risk Management in Focal Areas

Strategic Directions for Integrated Flood Risk Management in Focal Areas

This document presents strategic directions for flood risk management in the focal areas in the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB) based on an initial evaluation of the impacts of a variety of flood risk management options on risk reduction and on potential loss of flood benefits. The strategic directions have been developed for a number of...

Best Practice Guidelines for Flood Risk Assessment

Best Practice Guidelines for Flood Risk Assessment

The MRC Secretariat has developed Best Practice Guideline (BPG) for Integrated Flood Risk Management under FMMP-C2 to provide policy-makers, managers and FMM professionals in the MRC and Member Country line agencies with a common standard to apply in:...