Corrective Management (Intervention)

A process aimed at reducing the existing risk levels in a society or subcomponent of society, the product of historical processes of territorial occupation, of heightened production and of the construction of infrastructure and buildings, among other things. It is a reacts to, and compensates for, pre - existing risk in the society. Examples of corrective management actions or instruments include the construction of dams to protect populations located in flood zones; the structural reinforcement of buildings to equip them with adequate levels of protection against earthquakes or hurricanes; changes in the pattern of crop adaptation to adverse environmental conditions; reforestation; or recov ery of basins to diminish processes of erosion, landslides and flooding.

NOTE: The concept of risk mitigation (reduction) is related to corrective management (intervention).