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Flood Vulnerability in Sri Lanka

Flood Vulnerability in Sri Lanka

HKV in partnership with Royal Haskoning DHV (consortium leader) and Resources Development Consultants Ltd in Sri Lanka will start work on finding sustainable flood risk management solutions for the Mundeni Aru basin in Sri Lanka. This project is carried out for the World Bank in close cooperation with the Government of Sri Lanka. Read more


In EU funded project ENHANCE HKV looks at risk management for natural hazards in Europe

In EU funded project ENHANCE HKV looks at risk management for natural hazards in Europe

One of the pilot studies in the FP7 project ENHANCE is about flood risk management in the Port of Rotterdam. Horizon, the EU Research & Innovation Magazine, interviewed our colleague Robin Nicolai about his project. Read more


Climate change is not about the future, it already happened!

Climate change is not about the future, it already happened!

HKV analyzed the trend in yearly precipitation in ten meteorological stations in the United Kingdom and found that climate change is already visible in the measured precipitation. The average yearly precipitation increased approximately 8% in the period 1980-2013. Read more