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Borga, M (author)
Two approaches are currently available for flash flood forecast: i)distributed or semidistributed rainfall-runoff model, able to use distributed rainfall input and to exploit information about basin morphometry ii)simple procedures based on the concept of Flash Flood Guidance, i.e. the approximate threshold basin-average rainfall depth over a...
report 2009
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Steinführer, A. (author)
The paper draws lessons from our empirical investigations in Germany, Italy and England/Wales in a very specific perspective: It formulates recommendations for flood risk management with people at risk. Thus it tries to shed light on the views of this important – but often neglected – group of stakeholders. Our addressees are flood risk...
report 2009
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Hoffmann, S. (author)
Risk awareness and personal preparedness are seen to be important parameters in an integrated risk management scheme today. This study is contributing to the knowledge base about the perception of risk. Regarding the risk of storm-surges, an assessment of the perception and the status of personal preparedness of the people are addressed in an...
report 2008
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Lutoff, C. (author)
The Gard River case study focuses on human behaviour and casualties during the September 8-9, 2002 flash floods in order to provide estimates of the potential loss of life for this type of flood and elements for a calibration of the proposed model. The study contributes to Actions 1 and 2 of Activity 1 in Task 10 in helping to identify the...
report 2007
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