Morocco floods of 2014: what we can learn from Guelmim and Sidi Ifni
It doesn’t rain often in the desert, but when it does, the danger can be extreme. A Zurich study reviews what can be learned from devastating floods in Morocco in 2014, based on research led by a group of experts in that country. What is learned from Morocco’s floods could be invaluable not just for a country undergoing rapid change. Many of the lessons learned can be applied anywhere floods pose a major risk. The paper notes that there is a saying, ‘more people drown in the desert than die of thirst.’ But if flood resiliency can be improved, this need not be the case. Learn more How Zurich applies it expertise on analyzing various flood events
Saidi, Abdeslam Dahman; AIDE, Targa; Szönyi, Michael
Zurich Insurance Group Ltd
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