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URflood: Project Approach

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URflood hopes to produce guidance for use throughout the EU looking at how to implement good practice flood communications and how to respond to differences in how information is interpreted and utilised.

Diagram showing UR Flood project approachThe aims of the project will be delivered via the following work packages:

  • WP1: Project management and Knowledge Exchange
  • WP2 & 3: Understanding the role of uncertainty in flood risk communication  
  • WP4: Investigating knowledge systems in caste study areas
  • WP5: Developing new flood communication processes
  • WP6: Testing new flood communication processes in case study areas
  • WP7: Synthesising Results to improve understanding of Flood communication and community resilience

Case studies will be conducted in Finland, Ireland, Italy and Scotland.


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