Urban Flood Management and Disaster Risk Mitigation
This is a short course which gives an introduction in theory and practice of flood risk estimation and modeling of floods in urban areas. Participants will be familiar with planning, design, operation and maintenance of urban drainage systems. Pre-requisites are a basic knowledge of hydraulics and hydrology.
Main Topics will include:
Urban Development Planning and Asset Management
Urban Hydrology and Climate Change
System Performance Assessment
Flood Risks and Types - Fluvial, Coastal, Pluvial and flash floods