Flash Floods and Debris Flow are a major hazard in Europe and worldwide and Early Warning Systems are the best way to increase preparedness and suport efficient operational risk management. The video presents the advanced tools developed under the EU FP7 IMPRINTS project to support operational risk management and the implementation of the EU Flood Directive. These tools are the result of scientific research on rainfall forecasting, on hydrometeorological forecasting and on flood early warnings systems undertaken by a consortium of 18 institutions incorporating universities, research institutes, operational risk management agencies and private entreprises of the field.
27 Apr 2015
Nepal is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world, ranked 11th most at risk in terms of its vulnerability to earthquakes and 30th in terms of flood risks. In particular, the highly populated Kathmandu Valley faces significant risk of a c...
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06 Aug 2022
This document presents the work of community flood resilience program of the Philippine Red Cross and IFRC that is implemented as part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance. It introduces the Alliance’s unique resilience measurement approach – ...
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19 Sep 2017
“CAP implementation and measurement – The role of ITU”presented September 20, 2017by Vanessa Gray
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