Regulation Establishing the Methodology for Determining the Preparation of Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment
This Rulebook establishes a methodology for the preparation of a preliminary flood risk assessment for the territory of the Republic of Serbia.
Article 2 states that Preliminary assessment of flood risk is made to assess existing or potential flood risks, based on available data on floods from the past and analyzing long-term tendencies that affect the level of flood risk, including climate change. A preliminary flood risk assessment considers significant floods from the past, the likelihood of occurrence of similar flood events in the future, possible harmful consequences of future floods and charts showing the available data.
Article 7 states that the possible harmful effects of future floods on human health, the environment, cultural heritage and economic activities are assessed on the basis of topography of terrain, type and method of land use, hydrological characteristics of watercourses, efficiency of flood protection system, location of inhabited areas and areas of economic activities, plans long-term development and impact of climate change.