Flood risk management objectives and Romanian catalogue of potential measures for flood prevention, protection and mitigation
1 National Institute of Hydrology and Water Management, Romania
2 National Administration “Romanian Waters”, Arges – Vedea River Basin Authority, Romania
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In order to draw up the Flood Risk Management Plans, in Romania have been identified two types of objectives: strategic and operational. In defining the strategic objectives of flood risk management for Romania, the approach agreed at the ICPDR was taken into consideration. Furthermore, these strategic objectives set at national level were detailed in specific objectives that covers the 4 major categories of negative consequences established by Floods Directive mentioned above.
In order to facilitate / structural and non-structural measures selection for 11 River Basin Authorities from Romania, a catalogue of potential measures at national level was elaborated. The proposed measures are following main areas of action closely linked to the cycle of flood risk management: Prevention, Protection, Preparedness, Awareness and Recovery.
The paper presents the objectives of flood risk management established in Romania, associated indicators and nationwide catalogue of potential measures. At the same time it is presented a case study on potential measures proposed at the level of basin.
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