Disaster (as part of the flood risk assessment)

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In case of an extreme event we are talking about a Disaster (= catastrophe). A disaster is a sudden and unexpected event which disrupt the functioning of a community or a society and causes widespread human, material, economic or environmental losses. Assistance from outside may be needed as the ability of the affected community or society to cope with may be exceeded.

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Flood Risk Management
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TUHH

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