Directive 2007/60/EC Strasbourg, 23 October 2007 On the assessment and management of flood risks
Background
Background <ul><li>Causes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Human settlement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Climate change </li></ul></ul>...
Directive Reasons <ul><li>Concerted and co-ordinated action at Community level </li></ul><ul><li>But… </li></ul><ul><li>Ac...
Different Types of Floods <ul><li>River floods </li></ul><ul><li>Flash floods </li></ul>
Different Types of Floods <ul><li>Urban floods </li></ul><ul><li>Floods from the sea </li></ul>
General Provisions <ul><li>Purpose of Directive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Framework for assessment and management of flood ris...
Flood Risk Assessment <ul><li>Maps of river basin district </li></ul><ul><li>Description of past floods </li></ul><ul><li>...
Flood Hazard Maps <ul><li>Probability </li></ul><ul><li>Flood extent </li></ul><ul><li>Water level </li></ul><ul><li>Flow ...
Flood Risk Maps <ul><li>Number of inhabitants potentially affected </li></ul><ul><li>Type of economic activity in area </l...
Flood Risk Management Plans <ul><li>Reduction of potential adverse consequences for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Human health </l...
Flood Risk Management Plans <ul><li>Costs v benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention </li></ul><ul><li>Protection </li></ul><...
Final Provisions <ul><li>Article 17 </li></ul><ul><li>Member States shall bring into force the  laws, regulations and admi...
Final Provisions <ul><li>Article 18 </li></ul><ul><li>This Directive shall enter into force on the 20 th  day following it...
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E C1 Flood Directive ( Nov07)

  1. 1. Directive 2007/60/EC Strasbourg, 23 October 2007 On the assessment and management of flood risks
  2. 2. Background
  3. 3. Background <ul><li>Causes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Human settlement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Climate change </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prevention </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare </li></ul>
  4. 4. Directive Reasons <ul><li>Concerted and co-ordinated action at Community level </li></ul><ul><li>But… </li></ul><ul><li>Action determined by Member States </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on local and regional circumstances </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Because… </li></ul>
  5. 5. Different Types of Floods <ul><li>River floods </li></ul><ul><li>Flash floods </li></ul>
  6. 6. Different Types of Floods <ul><li>Urban floods </li></ul><ul><li>Floods from the sea </li></ul>
  7. 7. General Provisions <ul><li>Purpose of Directive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Framework for assessment and management of flood risks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduction of adverse consequences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Human health </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Environment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural heritage </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Economic activity </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Flood Risk Assessment <ul><li>Maps of river basin district </li></ul><ul><li>Description of past floods </li></ul><ul><li>Potential adverse consequences of future floods </li></ul><ul><li>Areas floods likely to occur </li></ul><ul><li>By 22 December 2011 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Flood Hazard Maps <ul><li>Probability </li></ul><ul><li>Flood extent </li></ul><ul><li>Water level </li></ul><ul><li>Flow velocity </li></ul><ul><li>By 22 December 2013 </li></ul>
  10. 10. Flood Risk Maps <ul><li>Number of inhabitants potentially affected </li></ul><ul><li>Type of economic activity in area </li></ul><ul><li>Pollution risks </li></ul><ul><li>By 22 December 2013 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Flood Risk Management Plans <ul><li>Reduction of potential adverse consequences for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Human health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural heritage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic activity </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Flood Risk Management Plans <ul><li>Costs v benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention </li></ul><ul><li>Protection </li></ul><ul><li>Preparedness </li></ul><ul><li>Flood forecasts </li></ul><ul><li>Early warning systems </li></ul><ul><li>By 22 December 2015 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Final Provisions <ul><li>Article 17 </li></ul><ul><li>Member States shall bring into force the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive before… </li></ul>26 November 2009
  14. 14. Final Provisions <ul><li>Article 18 </li></ul><ul><li>This Directive shall enter into force on the 20 th day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union </li></ul>
  15. 15. End

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