Promoting green spaces for urban flood management

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Published: 05 September 2017
Last edited: 22 March 2018
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In order to address the issue of water and flood management in Panamá the Municipality of Panama, the Dutch government and its pool of water experts and the NGO Wetlands International initiated a multi-stakeholder dialogue restoring trust of flood affected communities and planning infrastructure including urban wetland reservoirs and regulatory adjustments.


Panama City, Panama


The resulting action plan proposes an integrated set of grey and green measures to reduce the flood risk, including dikes, walls and urban wetland reservoirs (green spaces). Furthermore, it details regulatory adjustments, municipal agreements and other legal tools.

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Susanna Tol Wetlands International

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Wetlands International Latinoamérica y el Caribe
Municipality of the District of Panama (Panama City)