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The meaning of system robustness for flood risk management
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We present a conceptual framework for analysing system robustness, and we suggest how the robustness of flood risk systems can be quantified. Expand
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Bacterial, viral and parasitic aetiology of paediatric diarrhoea in the highlands of Papua New Guinea.
Enteropathogens and clinical features associated with diarrhoea were investigated in 1526 children admitted over a 5-year period to the paediatric ward of a hospital in the highlands of Papua NewExpand
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Resilience in practice: Five principles to enable societies to cope with extreme weather events
The concept of resilience is used by many in different ways: as a scientific concept, as a guiding principle, as inspirational ‘buzzword’, or as a means to become more sustainable. Next to theExpand
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In search of robust flood risk management alternatives for the Netherlands
Abstract. The Netherlands' policy for flood risk management is being revised in view of a sustainable development against a background of climate change, sea level rise and increasing socio-economicExpand
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Developing system robustness analysis for drought risk management: an application on a water supply reservoir
Abstract. Droughts will likely become more frequent, greater in magnitude and longer in duration in the future due to climate change. Already in the present climate, a variety of drought events mayExpand
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The added value of system robustness analysis for flood risk management
Decision makers in fluvial flood risk management increasingly acknowledge that they have to prepare for extreme events. Flood risk is the most common basis on which to compare flood risk-reducingExpand
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Dealing with Uncertainties in Fresh Water Supply: Experiences in the Netherlands
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Developing fresh water supply strategies for the long term needs to take into account the fact that the future is deeply uncertain. Expand
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Flood risk management for an uncertain future: economic efficiency and system robustness perspectives compared for the Meuse River (Netherlands)
Flood risk management planning involves making decisions on which measures to implement and when to do so. This is particularly difficult in view of global changes, which are inherently uncertain.Expand
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Strategies for urban drought risk management: a comparison of 10 large cities
Abstract Sustainable development of cities requires robust water supply systems, yet many cities need to resort to ad hoc measures when faced with a drought. This article aims to explore how citiesExpand
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Long-term strategies for flood risk management: Scenario definition and strategic alternative design
Flood risk management requires policy making for a relatively far and largely unknown future. Task 14 of Theme 2 in FLOODsite aims to provide methodological guidance on how to perform theExpand
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