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Flooding Once and Again - Lessons from a flooded home #WDRisk

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Flooding Once and Again - Lessons from a flooded home. Produced by Óscar Curros. Pictures by Fernanda Duarte. Final Project for Risk and Opportunity: Managing Risk for Development . A course by Anca Maria Podpiera, Federica Ranghieri, Kyla Wethli, and Norman Loayza. Coursera / The World Bank. July, 2014. #WDRisk

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Flooding Once and Again - Lessons from a flooded home #WDRisk

  1. 1. Flooding Once and Again Lessons from a flooded home #WDRisk Produced by Óscar Curros Pictures by Fernanda Duarte
  2. 2. Final Project for Risk and Opportunity: Managing Risk for Development A course by Anca Maria Podpiera, Federica Ranghieri, Kyla Wethli, and Norman Loayza Coursera / The World Bank July, 2014
  3. 3. An Autobiographic Story Jahu, Brazil, November 2011
  4. 4. Well, Serious Flooding only happens each...
  5. 5. ...xx years, but...
  6. 6. ...then we realize most of the city has been built around the river!
  7. 7. Well, maybe we should have invested more in... #education “Do not throw trash in the river. Mother Nature thanks you.”
  8. 8. There should have been a better... #urbanplanning
  9. 9. By the way, now I see how my neighbours were #poor
  10. 10. This is the city center. There should have been #insurance #prevention #community links
  11. 11. But...
  12. 12. ...we just did it • Did not demonstrate when useless policies were set up just to make up the real causes of the problem • Got back home hoping this would never happen again... • Let the local council clean the mess up • Took advantage of the emergency aid • Spoke informally to one another • Did not look for those people within the community that know the river well and can explain how the flooding happens #WDRisk

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