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Managed Retreat from the Floodplain – Lessons from USA case studies and what it might mean for Australia?

What dos over 100 years of 30 managed retreat from the floodplain in the USA tell us? Nichols Pinter from Unibersity of California, Davis takes us on a guided historic tour of what has been possible - with both the good and the poor highlighted.

House design to deal with flood impacts – March 18, 2014

Dr James Davidson is an architect with an interest in housing design in flood impacted parts of the world. James is a Churchill Fellow who recently travelled to the USA, UK and the Netherlands to gain knowledge in best practice flood-resilient housing.