This map presents riverine flood damage potential for a 100-year return period, current climate and no defences; catchments and sub-catchments of less than 500 km2 are not included. More information is available in Barredo, Salamon, Feyen, Dankers, Bódis and De Roo (JRC), 2008.
Million euro in purchasing power parities (PPP)
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