Institute for Economic and Environmental Policy                                                                                                       Member of network of academics

Municipal Consensus Building in Flash Flood Mangement

Research on initiatives, measures and problems faced by Mayors of small municipalities being regularly affected by flash floods.

In the Czech Republic numerous projects have been dealing with disastrous flooding occurred in 1997, 2002 or 2006. The problem of flash floods that annually hits more than 60 places is under investigated. The goal of the research project is to investigate and compare strategies of small Czech villages to cope with flash floods and to promote the information sharing in this matter.

Funding Agency: Czech Grant Agency
Duration: 1/2005–12/2006
Contact Person: Lenka Slavíková, e-mail:,
Researchers: Lenka Slavíková, Jiřina Jílková, Pavel Hromádka