Participation in the Conference titled “Challenges in flood risk management in Urban areas of River Deltas”, Bangkok, Thailand

Wednesday 6 November 2013

Dr. Bingu Ingirige was invited by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC) in Bangkok in Collaboration with Wilton Park in the UK to contribute as a resource person in the above conference.

He addressed the session titled “Risk financing options for reducing the flood risk in river delta areas”.

Dr. Ingirige in his presentation identified the importance of a partnership approach to financing flood risk reduction so that an appropriate balance between risk taking and risk transfer is struck in collaboration. 

In his presentation he highlighted the importance of a partnership between the public and private sector in a collaborative flood risk reduction initiative. His presentation contributed towards a roundtable discussion within the session.