Guidance

Adapting to climate change: guidance for risk management authorities

How risk management authorities can account for climate change within their flood and coastal erosion risk management investment decisions.

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Adapting to Climate Change: Advice for Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Authorities

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Risk management authorities must apply this guidance to projects or strategies seeking government flood and coastal erosion risk management grant in aid (FCRM GiA) funding.

By following the guidance, risk management authorites will carry out a credible economical appraisal that takes account of the uncertainties associated with climate change.

Published 1 September 2011
Last updated 13 April 2016 + show all updates
  1. New version of guidance.
  2. The guidance document 'Advice for Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Authorities' has been updated.
  3. First published.