A new perspective on urban flood risk management – a Nairobi case study.
As developing cities grow, so does the exposure to a multitude of natural hazards such as floods. These are especially problematic for informal settlements. What is needed therefore is an adaptable approach to urban flood risk management in developing cities. With that challenge in mid, Tomorrow’s Cities researchers in Nairobi have developed an integrated methodology that allows for the understanding of evolving flood risks at various city scales.