NEtWork-based Flood Risk Assessment
and Management of Emergencies


of Project

  • Implement and test a new methodology to assess the risk of natural hazards

  • Compare the new approach with traditional approaches for risk assessment

Major Steps

Urban flash flood model

Development of graph methodology

Risk assessment

Update Integrated Territorial System

Dissemination and communication

Expected Results

Integrated Territorial System Updated

Urban flash flood model

Risk assessment

Graph methodology tested

Community engagement

Who we are

Risk assessment to increase resilience

  • Marcello Arosio

    Risk assessment expert

    | IUSS

  • Mario Martina

    Scientific coordinator

    | IUSS

  • Carlotta Rodriquez

    Social vulnerability and resilience specialist

    | IUSS

  • Enrico Creaco

    Principal Investigator

    | UNIPV

  • Giacomo Galuppini

    Drainage system modeler

    | UNIPV



Case Study

Monza, the third-largest city of Lombardy, is an important economic, industrial and administrative centre north of Milano.

City: Monza

Hazard: flood

Area: 33km²

Exposed population: 123’151

Monza is crossed by the River Lambro and in the last decades has been affected by floods that reduced the functionality of the historical centre and generated severe damages.