The Netherlands’ ‘Room for the River’ programme is recognised worldwide as an example of successful river rehabilitation. With the risk of flooding events rising due to climate change, understanding which interventions can lead to beneficial integrated flood-risk management is vital. This study analyses the mix of interventions (policy instruments) used in Room for the River […]

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Defra in pre-tender engagement for £120m national property flood resilience framework The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has launched a pre-tender engagement exercise on behalf of the Environment Agency for a new framework for the provision of services and works relating to property flood resilience. Following the introduction of the Property Flood Resilience […]

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Defra: ‘Households in areas at risk of flooding that install flood defence measures could soon be able to acquire discounted insurance premiums, under plans outlined by the UK government today. The proposals, which have been launched for consultation, would see insured households that experience flooding not only claim money to cover any damage, but also […]

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