Report 12

The European Floods Directive and Opportunities offered by Land Use Planning

The report describes and compares several instruments and best practices for flood prevention through risk reduction by spatial and land use planning in Germany, Italy and Switzerland. For flood prevention there is a strong need to cooperate not only across different disciplines but also over several levels or scales of planning and decision making.
This includes different administrative levels (state (Bundesland) planning, regional (province) planning and local and urban development planning) as well as various types of organisations (governmental, public, municipal, private).

Report 12