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File Late lessons II Chapter 15 - Floods: lessons about early warning systems
Located in Publications Late lessons from early warnings: science, precaution, innovation Single chapters
Figure Major flood disasters in the EU, Switzerland and Norway, 1950–2009
Major flood disasters according to flood types and spatial relevance
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Publication Mapping the impacts of natural hazards and technological accidents in Europe
The report assesses the occurrence and impacts of disasters and the underlying hazards such as storms, extreme temperature events, forest fires, water scarcity and droughts, floods, snow avalanches, landslides, earthquakes, volcanoes and technological accidents in Europe for the period 1998-2009.
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Figure Modelled change in annual river flow between 1971-1998 and 1900-1970
The map is based on an ensemble of 12 climate models and validated against observed river flows.
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Figure Modelled number of people flooded across Europe's coastal areas in 1961-1990 and in the 2080s
The map shows the modelled number of people flooded across Europe's coastal areas
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Highlight New IPCC report addresses risks of extreme events and disasters
It is "virtually certain" that warm weather extreme events will become more frequent this century, according to a new summary report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on 18 November. In order to explore ways of adapting to heatwaves and other extreme events potentially exacerbated in future by climate change, the IPCC has brought together a range of scientific and professional expertise.
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Figure Normalised flood losses in Europe from major disasters
Losses from major flood disasters in Europe between 1970 and 2008
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Figure Number of casualties caused by flood disasters in the EU 1970-2005
The figure shows the number of casualties caused by flood disasters in the EU, 1970-2005
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Figure Troff document Number of flood events (left); number of deaths per flood event (right)
Note: Flood events include flash floods, river floods and storm surges in Europe (1976-2001).
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Figure D source code Number of people affected by flooding per million population in the WHO European Region
Number of people affected by flooding per million population in the WHO European Region (annual average 2000–2011). ‘People affected’, as defined in EM-DAT, are people who require immediate assistance during a period of emergency, including displaced or evacuated people. EM-DAT/CRED and the Dartmouth Flood Observatory were analysed to determine the flooded countries in the WHO European Region and the impact of these floods.
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