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Descriptor English: Non-Structural Flood Mitigation
Descriptor Spanish: Medidas no Estructurales para el Control de Crecidas
Descriptor Portuguese: Medidas não Estruturais para o Controle de Cheias
Descriptor French: Prévention des Inondations Non Structurelle
Entry term(s): Non-Structural Measures
Tree number(s): SP4.016.162.835.572
SP8.946.819.847
SP8.946.819.910.838
Scope note: 1. System for reduction of the effects of floods using non-structural means, eg.g. land-use planning (flood plain zoning), advance warning systems, flood insurance (II) (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) 2. Non-structural measures: Non-structural measures are those of legal and institutional nature and seek to discipline urbanization in order to minimize its effects on the water regime of the river basins. These measures require popular awareness, appropriate legislation, supervision of the urban spaces use and occupation, regular maintenance of structural elements, patios, gardens, pavements. They achieve excellent results in reducing urban drainage problems. (Free translation from the original: FUNASA, 2018)
DeCS ID: 34741
Unique ID: DDCS034741
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Non-Structural Flood Mitigation - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060626
Scope note 1. System for reduction of the effects of floods using non-structural means, eg.g. land-use planning (flood plain zoning), advance warning systems, flood insurance (II) (Material II - IDNDR, 1992) 2. Non-structural measures: Non-structural measures are those of legal and institutional nature and seek to discipline urbanization in order to minimize its effects on the water regime of the river basins. These measures require popular awareness, appropriate legislation, supervision of the urban spaces use and occupation, regular maintenance of structural elements, patios, gardens, pavements. They achieve excellent results in reducing urban drainage problems. (Free translation from the original: FUNASA, 2018)
Preferred term Non-Structural Flood Mitigation
Entry term(s) Non-Structural Measures



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