Articles | Volume 16, issue 4
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 1019–1033, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-16-1019-2016
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 1019–1033, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-16-1019-2016

Review article 26 Apr 2016

Review article | 26 Apr 2016

Multi-criteria decision-making for flood risk management: a survey of the current state of the art

Mariana Madruga de Brito and Mariele Evers

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This study presents a systematic review of 128 papers that apply multi-criteria decision-making (MCDM) tools to flood problems, aiming to provide an overall picture of what has motivated researchers in 37 different countries over the past 2 decades. A wide range of applications were identified, highlighting the utility of MCDM as a decision support tool in all stages of the flood management process.
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