By 22 December 2015, the first “Internationally coordinated Flood Risk Management Plan 2015 (Part A: Catchment areas > 2,500 km²) for the international Rhine river basin” will have been drafted in continuation of the Action Plan on Floods. This plan is part of the implementation of the European Flood Risk Management Directive. It describes the management of flood risks jointly convened by all states in the Rhine catchment in order to reduce detrimental consequences of floods for human health, the environment, cultural heritage and economic activities of the states.
The Flood Risk Management Plan 2015 concerns the period 2016 to 2021. It includes joint targets and measures of the states concerning different areas of flood prevention and technical flood protection.
Also, the plan includes important information on flood risks and links towards the national flood risk management plans of the states in the Rhine catchment. The states are obliged to review the plan every 6 years and to update it, if required.
The results of the information and participation of the public with respect to this plan are here.
Flood Risk Management Plan 2015