Are preventive and coping measures enough to avoid loss and damage from flooding in Udayapur district , Nepal ?

@inproceedings{Bauer2013ArePA,
  title={Are preventive and coping measures enough to avoid loss and damage from flooding in Udayapur district , Nepal ?},
  author={Kenneth Bauer},
  year={2013}
}
This case study examines household vulnerability and responses in relation to flooding in Udayapur district, Nepal. It describes how communities in this region deal with flooding and asks to what extent their preventive, coping, and adaptation measures have been successful in avoiding loss and damage. A 300-household survey, along with open interviews and focus group discussions, revealed a wide range of strategies that families adopt in relation to flooding. In situ measures – such as the… CONTINUE READING