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After the storm: how the UK’s flood defences performed during the surge following Xaver

Thousands evacuated and one in six properties at risk – the flooding which hit the UK in December 2013 was the worst since 1953. This review by Zurich experts looks at measures taken and structures put in place over the years. It also shows why it is important to maintain flood protection investments and to make protection part of an integrated flood risk reduction.

Dunbar, Ian; Gilbert, Steve; Nicola,Phipps; Szönyi, Michael; Swaden, David

Language: English
Published By: Zurich Insurance Group Ltd
Published date: September 2014

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