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Socio-spatial inequalities in flood resilience: Rainfall flooding in the city of Arnhem (2020)
Journal Article
Woltjer, J., Trell, E., & Forrest, S. A. (2020). Socio-spatial inequalities in flood resilience: Rainfall flooding in the city of Arnhem. Cities, 105, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2020.102843

This paper critically analyses socio-spatial inequalities associated with the shift towards flood resilience in flood risk management (FRM) and pays particular attention to the notion of ‘living with floods’ and its implications for citizens. Living... Read More about Socio-spatial inequalities in flood resilience: Rainfall flooding in the city of Arnhem.

Emerging citizen contributions, roles and interactions with public authorities in Dutch pluvial flood risk management (2020)
Journal Article
Woltjer, J., Trell, E., & Forrest, S. A. (2021). Emerging citizen contributions, roles and interactions with public authorities in Dutch pluvial flood risk management. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 37(1), 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/07900627.2019.1701999

This article focuses on the emerging role of citizens and their increasing contributions to local pluvial flood risk management in the Netherlands. A qualitative research approach is followed with semi-structured interviews, and analysis of policy do... Read More about Emerging citizen contributions, roles and interactions with public authorities in Dutch pluvial flood risk management.

Civil society contributions to local level flood resilience: Before, during and after the 2015 Boxing Day floods in the Upper Calder Valley (2018)
Journal Article
Forrest, S., Trell, E., & Woltjer, J. (2019). Civil society contributions to local level flood resilience: Before, during and after the 2015 Boxing Day floods in the Upper Calder Valley. Transactions - Institute of British Geographers, 44(2), 422-436. https://doi.org/10.1111/tran.12279

There is an increasing emphasis on the local level as well as growing expectations regarding civil society actors in flood‐risk management in the UK. However, not enough is known about the potential contributions of civil society to flood resilience... Read More about Civil society contributions to local level flood resilience: Before, during and after the 2015 Boxing Day floods in the Upper Calder Valley.

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