Two-thirds of cities experiencing relative economic decline face above average flood disadvantage according to new research by Sayers and Partners for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. The report, Present and future flood vulnerability, risk and disadvantage: A UK assessment highlights how flood risks interact with social vulnerability across the UK to create flood disadvantage, an issue […]

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Updated documentation of the current programme from the Environment Agency Between April 2015 and March 2021, government will invest £2.5 billion to reduce the risks of flooding and coastal erosion. Local authorities, internal drainage boards and the Environment Agency are working together with local communities to develop 1,500 schemes. These schemes will reduce flood risk […]

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This week, MPs from two Select Committees, the Environmental Audit Committee and the Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee, came together for a joint debate in the House of Commons to hold the Government to account on its management of flood risk. A series of parliamentary inquiries have called for strengthened policies to protect UK […]

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