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25Mar

Cause and effect – can the Channel Management Handbook help break the vicious cycle of flooding in modern UK farming?

Unda’s Flo Harris talks about the effects of modern farming techniques on flood risk, and how flooding in turn can impact on farming productivity in the UK. Can the Channel Management Handbook help initiate the changes required? Agriculture and...

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20Mar

Unda’s analysis of the 2015 Budget Announcement: A needed boost for flood defence spending?

Budget Announcement: More than 31,000 homes and businesses will be better protected from the risk of flooding sooner. The government is bringing forward more than £140 million of the £2.3 billion six-year flood defence programme announced in December to better...

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11Mar

MP’s warn ‘foolhardy’ building amplifies flood risk

The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee published its 10th Report on Climate Change Adaption ( today (11th March 2014) criticising the Government for failing to tackle the priority climate risks despite its National Adaptation Programme (NAP) which is designed...

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19Feb

An Englishman’s home is his castle? Provided it’s not under water.

Tougher planning controls are needed if flood insurance is to remain widely available for new homes the ABI (Association of British Insurers) said today (14 February). Of the three million new homes the Government plan to be built by...

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