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Hands-on training river morphology in Myanmar

Hands-on training river morphology in Myanmar

From 5 to 7 December 2018 HKV gave a hands-on river morphology training to water professionals of government agencies and knowledge institutes in Myanmar. This course was part of the ‘Leapfrogging Delta Management in Myanmar’ program that was partly financed by Partners for Water. Read more


Low river discharges and ongoing soil erosion

Low river discharges and ongoing soil erosion

The long-term drought of 2018 in the Netherlands makes it clear that low river discharges and the ongoing soil erosion on the Waal and IJssel river lead to major depth limitations for navigation. And it is expected that such circumstances will occur more often and longer in the future. Read more


A new database for flood fatalities and evacuation

A new database for flood fatalities and evacuation

After a demonstration during the life loss modelling workshop in Toronto in June of this year, the flood fatality database is now online. A flood fatality database has been built in order to reduce life loss by evacuation and improve fatality functions and thereby evacuation planning and risk assessments. Read more