Introduction to the RISC-KIT web based management guide for DRR in European coastal zones

Nico Stelljes, Grit Martinez, Katriona McGlade

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This paper presents a new approach to guiding coastal stakeholders about making informed decisions about Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) measures and alternatives. As part of the RISC-KIT project and tool box, the paper presents a holistic DRR measure approach including the biophysical environment, governance aspects and practical examples from coastal areas in Europe and elsewhere. The guide (see: is addressed to a wide variety of coastal stakeholders with a different level of knowledge about DRR measures with the aim to provide guidance and information. The paper gives an overview of the overall structure of the guide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73-80
Number of pages8
JournalCoastal Engineering
Early online date27 Sep 2017
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2018


  • Coastal protection
  • Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Governance
  • Web-based management guide

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