Research and analysis

More targeted flood warnings: improving institutional and social responses to flooding

The aim of this project was to produce flood warnings that work, so that they are more targeted, matched to the perceptions and behaviours of different social groupings, including vulnerable communities.


More Targeted Flood Warnings: A Review - Improving Institutional and Social Responses to Flooding Science Report (SC060016) - Work Package 1b

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The report examines timely warning systems that will be understandable to those at risk and take into account demographic, gender, cultural and livelihood characteristics of the target audiences and guidance on how to act upon warnings.

Published 1 June 2006