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The risk of ill-informed reform: the future for English flood risk management

Alexander, Meghan ORCID:, Priest, Sally and Penning-Rowsel, Edmund C. 2018. The risk of ill-informed reform: the future for English flood risk management. Area 50 (3) , pp. 426-429. 10.1111/area.12393

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Flood risk in the UK is recognised by many as a major 21st-century challenge. However, flood risk management has become widely contested, with the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Efra) Committee recently calling for major governance reform. Engaging this debate, this commentary evaluates the extent to which such reform is necessary or wise when it appears that it may ironically, albeit inadvertently, exacerbate key criticisms of the current system.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Earth and Environmental Sciences
Publisher: Wiley
ISSN: 0004-0894
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 16 October 2017
Date of Acceptance: 29 August 2017
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2022 00:39

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