NIMFRU Project Brief: Reducing the Cost and Impact of Disasters [article]

Luisa Ciampi, Jacob Meyers, Heather Plumpton, Rosalind Cornforth, Celia Petty
2021 Zenodo  
NIMFRU (National-scale Impact Based Forecasting of Flood Risk for Uganda), is a multi-partner project which aims to improve the targeting, relevance and communication of flood warning and response in Uganda. It responds to the need from the Forecast-Based Finance community for Impact-Based Forecasts at a national scale, through a new approach that complements comprehensive flood impact assessments with basic household economy/socio-economic information, to guide preparedness, protection, and
more » ... protection, and response. These assessments will ensure that key decision makers, from local to national levels, have the evidence-base they need to deliver timely and targeted interventions to minimize the impacts of flooding on lives and livelihoods. This project brief provides readers with a comprehesive overview of the project.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4526347 fatcat:c6enkyqy6vc2znvzqlotl4unb4