TITLE

Management of flash floods

AUTHOR(S)
Soteras, Fernando; Luis González García, José
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Crisis Response Journal;2012, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The authors discuss the importance for governments to identify and assess the different risks associated with floods to reduce its damages and effects. They explain the concept of the cold-air pool phenomenon that commonly strike in European countries and the other factors that cause flash floods, challenging governments to establish systematic approach to manage such phenomenon. The authors also assert the importance of communication techniques to alert the population of such conditions.
ACCESSION #
85498467

 

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