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New technology should be used to generate flash flood hazard maps.

Intense precipitation and flash floods depend on certain spatial factors. New technology can be used to generate flash flood and (urban) surface flood maps. There are already successful examples of this approach used to map larger river systems. If this approach is applied to flash flood risks, fatalities could be significantly reduced.

Publisher: Zurich Insurance
Language: English
Theme: Life and Health
Capital: Human
Country: Germany

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