Living with Floods: Achieving Ecologically Sustainable Flood Management in Europe

BY WWF | 31 MAY 2016
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Policy brief focused on riverine flooding in Europe.
During the last ten years or so, many European countries have repeatedly suffered tragic loss of life and massive economic damage due to catastrophic flooding. The answers to the question 'why?' are quite clear. The floods of recent years have become disasters because of human mismanagement of rivers, their floodplains and catchments.
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