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Lendering, K.T. (author), Sebastian, Antonia (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author)
Floods are the costliest and deadliest weather-related disaster globally. With higher population density in flood prone areas, increased urban development, and projected climate impacts, the frequency and severity of flooding in Europe is predicted to rise. While permanent flood defences have been shown to be more economically effective and...
abstract 2017
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van Berchum, E.C. (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author), Timmermans, Johannes S. (author), Brody, S.D. (author)
loods can have a huge impact on the regions they affect. The impact of these disasters can be reduced with a flood risk management system. Flood-prone regions often require a combination of interventions to reduce the risk to an acceptable level. The amount of risk reduction provided by various interventions can be quantified using probabilistic...
abstract 2017