The measures to reduce the risk of floods, included in the previous NAP, can be found in the National Action Plan for the period 2022-2030 for the implementation of the NSACC for the period 2022-2030 with the perspective of 2050 (see info above).
The new NAP has a sectoral level approach and takes into account the up-to-date strategic documents from Romania and the EU.
Thus, in the sectoral objective Adapting the Water Resources sector to climate change, the following flood risk reduction measures are mentioned:
– Establishment of buffer strips along water courses in the area of vulnerable regions, which ensure an adequate protection, derivations of large waters, by adopting solutions based on nature.
– Nature-based solutions, namely, large-scale afforestation of watersheds, provision of watercourse mobility space, watercourse restoration works, natural water retention areas, relocation of damming works (if applicable) (min. 100000 Ha of new forests and 10000 Ha of restoration of water courses and mobility).
– Measures to increase flood resilience by preparation and response in emergency situations – the improvement of flood monitoring, forecasting and warning systems, preparation of response actions in emergency situations.
– Measures to improve the level of awareness.
– Improvement of assurance of housing through PAID policies (Natural Disaster Insurance Policy) and additional insurances, as well as the insurance of public and economic assets.
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