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Learn from past flood events

The knowledge gleaned from events like the November 2014 floods is too often wasted. There should be a dedicated function to look at past events, analyze them, draw the right conclusions and use these to improve the whole disaster management system. Setting up a center dedicated to these aims would provide a source of open and honest learning. Efforts could also include producing consolidated risk maps, and collecting confirmed data and/or information about what happened. While compiling information for this study, we realized that there is an impressive amount of information available – pictures, videos, event reports, etc. However, this information is presently scattered

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