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Flood Disaster Mgmt Lj180909


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Flood Disaster Mgmt Lj180909

  1. 1. Flood Disaster Management By Dr. Lee Jin Malaysian CWP
  2. 2. Overview of Presentation <ul><li>River Corridor, Floodway and Human Settlements </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons from Malaysia’s Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Flood Disaster & Risk Management Concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Climate Change & Implication on Flood Disaster Management </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated Flood Management </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Natural River Corridor – Multipurpose benefits (Floodway, Ecosystem - Natural park buffers) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Floodway – Land that belongs to nature for natural discharge of floodwaters </li></ul>
  5. 5. Source : Fuad Embi (2009)
  6. 6. THIS IS A LESSON NOT TO BE REPEATED. 2005 – Major Policy change by DID to ban concrete in Rivers Yet , the practice continues… Source : Fuad Embi (2009)
  7. 7. Source : Fuad Embi (2009)
  8. 10. <ul><li>Source – Dr. W.E. Grabs (WMO) </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>Three Steps Approach to Manage Flood Disaster Risks </li></ul>Source : Dr. W.E. Grabs (WMO) 1. Remove Hazard (Respect nature - relocate) 2. Reduce Exposure (Land use management/FM Works) 3. Reduce Vulnerability (“Living with floods /Be prepared”)
  10. 13. <ul><li>Need for Multi-Stakeholder Flood Partnership </li></ul>
  11. 14. <ul><li>Climate Change impacts on water related disasters (T. Okazumi, MLIT, Japan) </li></ul>
  12. 15. Basic concept to manage increased flood disaster risks (T. Okazumi, MLIT Japan)
  13. 20. Thank You (Make Space for Water or Learn to live with floods and be prepared!)