Flood Damage Assessment: A Preliminary Studies
Keywords:flood damage assessment, review, types of damage, fuzzy approach, damage model
AbstractThe importance of flood damage assessment has been highlighted by the government as well as by many researchers. Nevertheless, the effort in performing the damage studies is less to be found due to the lack of awareness and some other limitations related to the data and its methodologies. The flood damage data in fact is part of an essential ingredient in developing the flood mitigation policy as well as in evaluating the effectiveness of the current flood reduction measures. However, unlike other kinds flood risk quantification study, damage assessment is the one that less concerned by the researchers. This paper has mainly provides a brief introduction towards the flood damage assessment and certain essential element need to be taken into consideration have been highlighted. An analysis of previous flood damage assessment studies and discussion towards some critical issues are presented in this paper other than proposing granular fuzzy system for enhancement in flood assessment for quality risk analysis.
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