Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 389

Review

Flood risk inevitability and flood risk management in urban areas: A review

Saidu Idris*
  • Saidu Idris*
  • Department of Geography, Federal University Kashere, Gombe State, Nigeria.
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Lal Merving Dharmasiri
  • Lal Merving Dharmasiri
  • Central Environmental Authority (CEA), Sri Lanka.
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  •  Received: 26 June 2015
  •  Accepted: 03 August 2015
  •  Published: 31 August 2015

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