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Major flood disasters in the EU, Switzerland and Norway, 1950–2009

Figure Created 12 Jan 2011 Published 12 Jan 2011 Last modified 29 Nov 2012, 11:36 AM
Major flood disasters according to flood types and spatial relevance

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Large regional events are those usually affecting several river basins with flooded areas possibly extending over more than one country and producing widespread flooding. A disaster is classified as major if the number of fatalities is more than 70 and/or direct economic losses are greater than EUR 700 million as of 2009.

 

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