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Flooding case study: central European floods- June 2013

Background facts

Occurred in may and June 2013
Caused 25 deaths
Resulted in $22bn worth of damages
7 countries affected including Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary,
Poland, Slovakia and Switzerland.

Causes

7th wettest spring in 150 years which mean…

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Grey measures- levees, channel straightening
Soft measures- flood warnings, educating people on how to prepare for a
flood.

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