Flood Damage in Hanoi: Current Situation vs Future Situation without Mitigation Measures

  • City: Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Flood depth-damage function was constructed using data collected from field. Several interviews were conducted with local people in affected residential and non-residential sectors using specific questionnaires.
  • Assessment of flood damage revealed an increase of losses with about 26% caused by the effect of climate change in the future.
  • ~44% of flood losses will be reduced with the implementation of flood measures based Water Sensitive Urban Design combined with the preservation of lakes and ponds.

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