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High-resolution maps are needed for aid and rescue organizations.

Local knowledge is criticallyimportant for first responders and emergency teams. In the 2016 floods, especially in Bavaria, responders fromout of town had difficulty with existing maps that lacked certain information where roads might develop intostreams and where obstacles were submerged, making response difficult and dangerous.

Author: Zurich Insurance
Published Date: July, 2018
DRM Cycle: Coping
Flood Type: Flash
4Rs: Resourcefulness, Rapidity
Publisher: Zurich Insurance
Language: English
Theme: Life and Health
Capital: Human
Country: Germany

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