Accession Number:

AD1149687

Title:

Overview: International Guidelines on Natural and Nature-Based Features for Flood Risk Management

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Special Report]

Corporate Author:

Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)

Report Date:

2021-10-07

Pagination or Media Count:

81

Abstract:

The application of natural and nature-based features NNBF has grown steadily over the past 20 years, supported by calls for innovation in flood risk management FRM and nature-based solutions from many different perspectives and organizations. Technical advancements in support of NNBF are increasingly the subject of peer-reviewed and other technical literature. A variety of guidance has been published by numerous organizations to inform program-level action and technical practice for specific types of nature-based solutions. This effort to develop international guidelines on the use of NNBF was motivated by the need for a comprehensive guide that draws directly on the growing body of knowledge and experience from around the world to inform the process of conceptualizing, planning, designing, engineering, constructing, and operating NNBF.

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Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]