Buffer zone

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Buffer zone
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Last Edit Date 2018-06-15

Buffer zone means :

SDABC2015.png The ABC for Sustainable Cities - A glossary for policy makers. 1st edition (2015)

A buffer zone is a land area designated for safety purposes, which includes the highest sea level previously flooded (e.g., the tsunami level), together with an additional buffer area.

UNEP and Skat – Swiss Resource Centre and Consultancies for Development, 2012, Sustainable Reconstruction in Disaster-Affected Countries.