Engineering Solutions: Are They Sufficient?

Event: Asia Water Week 2013: Securing Water for All (Main Event)

Engineering Solutions: Are They Sufficient?

14 March 2013
Author / Speaker: 
Kuniyoshi Takeuchi, International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management - Email the author | Other materials by the author

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Economic losses soar continuously while death tolls lessen in hydro-meteorological disasters. A higher level of physical protection is therefore necessary to achieve economic development. Although engineering solutions are essential, they will only become effective if certain factors are present and with many non‐engineering actions—before, during, and after.

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