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Five feet high and rising : cities and flooding in the 21st century (English)

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Urban flooding is an increasingly important issue. Disaster statistics appear to show flood events are becoming more frequent, with medium-scale events increasing fastest. The impact of flooding is driven by a combination of natural and human-induced ... See More +

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  • Jha, Abhas; Lamond, Jessica; Bloch, Robin; Bhattacharya, Namrata; Lopez, Ana; Papachristodoulou, Nikolaos; Bird, Alan; Proverbs, David; Davies, John; Barker, Robert;
  • 2011/05/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS5648
  • 1 of 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2011/05/01
  • Five feet high and rising : cities and flooding in the 21st century
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