After having defined the problem, it is necessary to develop a shared understanding of the current flood risk situation in the study area. For this purpose, in this step a brief description is presented about the current situation regarding flood risk assessment and management in Redbridge. This provides an overview of what has already been done and the tools that are in place at the moment, so the work is compared and efforts are focused on what is missing.

The output of this step is the definition of the objectives and indicators (risk metrics) that will be used to evaluate the different alternatives for managing flood risk in Redbridge.

The topics included in Step 1 are:

  • Current flood risk assessment and management in Redbridge
  • Identification of objectives

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