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...recovery from recurrent floods 2000-2013Source(s):World...Mozambique after the three biggest floods recorded in the country: the first in 2000/2001, the second flooded...and most recently the 2013 floods. It focuses on the policies...
Climate change doubled likelihood of devastating UK floods of 2000 Date:16 Feb 2011 Source(s):Guardian News and Media...climate change played in increasing the risk of a severe flood, reports Damian Carrington for The Guardian UK. "It...
...anyway. There were major floods on the Thames and Severn in 1924, 1947 and 1960, and in 2000, 2007 and 2013. The decision...pounds allocated every year to flood management from taxation. Since the floods in 2000 there has in fact been a policy...
...and displaced have dropped since 2000, when floods in Mozambique killed 700 people and...is possible to avoid recurrent floods altogether. Dykes could protect...existed were partially destroyed by floods in 2000 and have not been restored. Most...
...as hundreds of thousands flee from floods in Mozambique Date:04 Feb 2013...Yvonne stayed, hoping the oncoming floods would recede quickly so she could...leave for higher ground. During the floods of 2000, over 700 people died. So far in...
...Mabuiango, father of the miracle ‘flood baby’ Rosita who was born on a treetop in the 2000 floods, lost his property in that disaster...set up across Mozambique since the 2000 floods. “The problem we face is the...
...the ocean. When these rivers flood, there is no nearby high ground...s institute has—since 2000—set up a way to cope with floods. He receives reports from USAID...000 people affected by the 2000 floods. A helicopter flew in the cash...
...been a significant increase in flood disasters in many parts of the...exception. It suffered its worst floods in recent history in 2000, and was struck again in 2007...Re Foundation’s Mozambique flood-warning system project, which...
...floods. Statistical analysis of floods. Statistical analysis and forecasting...predictability and abatement of floods. Proceedings of an international symposium on extraordinary floods held at Reykjavik, Iceland, in July 2000. This symposium was convened...
...tripled from 1970–79 to 2000–2009. The 2011 Global Assessment...finds that although global flood mortality risk has been on the decrease since 2000, in MENA and some other regions...Coping with droughts and floods Though MENA countries face serious...
...communities to glacial lake floods. Quoting reports from the Pakistan...recorded glacial lake outburst flood struck the Bindo Gol valley...1971, 1980 and 1992. Between 2000 and 2014, three more hit...timely warnings of impending floods. "They will give us enough...
...flooding will be greater when floods do strike, Jongman says...growth and urban expansion in flood prone areas and relocate the...As long as people live in flood prone areas, climate change...360% by 2080, compared to 2000 levels. Global fatalities increase...
...avoidable disaster such as urban floods. The proposed method is now...Bandung city to mitigate urban flood and this paper describes the...inhibited. The overwhelming flood occurs because 95% of the rainwater...Consequently, in the year 2000, Bandung faced a fresh-water...
...Assessment of Transboundary Rivers (1996, 2000) • Guidelines on Monitoring and Assessment of Transboundary Groundwater (2000) • Guidelines on Sustainable Flood Prevention (2000) • Safety guidelines and good practices for...
Memo Risk, the DICRiM Youth survey on the flood hazard in the municipalities of Berthenay and Villandry (France). Organization:Prévention 2000 Year of publication:2007 Type:Web pages Language:French
Floods (vol. 1 & 2)Reference...7258 Publication date:2000 ISBN/ISSN:0-415-22743-7...evaluating the impacts of floods. PART IV. Strategies...Reduction (IDNDR) (1990-2000), and were partly...initiative. At a time when flood hazards are growing...
...to evacuate their homes. The flood also inundated two coal mines...whereby people affected by the floods will be directly involved in...been working in Serbia since 2000 in the areas of democratic governance...29323-serbia-un-development-chief-calls-for-more-international-support-after-devastating-floods
...climate resilience tested as flood barrier rises 11th time...only closed 138 times for flood defence purposes since...have taken place since 2000. The last 11 days have been...the Thames’ main flood defence has sprung into...compared to 80 times since 2000. In January 2003, it...
...Will climate change mean more storms and floods for Britain? Date:08 Jan 2014 Source...weeks in Reading was during the Autumn 2000 flooding event. Each set of events is...scientists' projections of increased risk of flood-inducing storms in the UK in the coming...
...finding a new suspect to blame for flood disasters around the world, and...found that the number of yearly floods and related disasters around...mid-1980s and then sharply since 2000, showing over tenfold growth in...geomorphic change” that makes floods and landslides worse, regardless...
Turkey: National plan of Turkey, 1990-2000 Publication date:1989 Source(s):Turkey - government This document presents...actions for the reduction of disaster risks associated with earthquake, landslide, flood and wildfire.
...released today. In Viet Nam the implementation of new legislation helped reduce the death toll during similar-scale floods in 2000 and 2011, from 600 to 60, said the report, which was launched at the Sixth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster...
An illustrated guide to protection from flood and landslides Organization:Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) Year of publication:2000 Type:Booklet (
...bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2000, 78(9)Publisher(s):World Health Organization (WHO) Publication date:2000 Author(s):Kovats, R. Sari Number...extreme weather conditions that can cause floods and drought. Globally it is linked to...
Flood control: wetland values and functionsSource(s):Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar Convention) Publication date:2000 Number of pages:2 p. This paper presents information on wetlands and their...
...floodsPublisher(s):Wiley-Blackwell (Wiley) Publication date:2000 ISBN/ISSN:doi:10.1111/1467-7717.00131 Author...explores the experiences of female adolescents during the 1998 floods in Bangladesh, focusing on the implications of socio-cultural...
...pages:10 p. This paper presents Australia’s disaster risks and natural hazards, such as cyclone, storm, earthquake, flood, wildfire, drought and volcano, and discusses country’s institutional organization and disaster management system.
...largest disasters to hit the country since the floods of 2000 when he spoke at the latest media training organized...A lot of people who did not experience the floods of 2000 could not believe that floods were coming despite the warnings. They looked...
...continent, while new forms of rising flood occur in our growing cities due...of national significance, mainly floods, from 2000-2012. "This is more than one...despite a backdrop of increasing floods linked to intense rainfall there...
...expand, were subject to extreme weather in the Philippines, which had suffered a number of devastating typhoons and floods since 2000. The company had thus made community resilience a priority in order to ensure its own continuity, increasing its...
...both lakes issues like floods, climate change, water...were flooded in the year 2000 and has since then been...initiatives, regarding flood risks and potential solutions...waste water, etc. The flood in year 2000 revealed several vulnerabilities...
...few decades the frequency and intensity of floods has been increasing," Mtisi said. "Similarly...the increased frequency of droughts and floods in Zimbabwe." From 2000 to 2010, Zimbabwe had four floods, the researcher said. "This means that...
...enormity of this event, it is regular floods and droughts that present the most...multiple hazards. During the period 2000-10, floods cumulatively affected more than...one million. More recently, in 2000 a cyclone damaged 83,000 houses...
...group Equilibrium, examines in detail the impacts of floods in Bangladesh (2000), Mozambique (2000 and 2001) and Europe (2006...that most often links high rainfall to devastating floods and mudslides,” said Liza Higgins-Zogib of the WWF...
...document, prepared with environmental research group Equilibrium, examines in detail the impacts of floods in Bangladesh (2000), Mozambique (2000 and 2001) and Europe (2006), heat waves and forest fires in Portugal (2003), an earthquake...
...investments by the Philippine government on DRR such as flood control, forest management, hazard identification...prove this. China spent US$3.15 billion on flood control between 1960 and 2000, which is estimated to have averted losses of about...
...For instance, China spent US$3.15 billion on flood control between 1960 and 2000, which is estimated to have averted losses of about...addressing disasters. "Investments on DRR such as flood control, forest management, hazard identification...
...on disaster risk reduction, Mozambique's Dulce Chilundo, of the National Disaster Management Institute said the 2000 floods were the trigger for Mozambique to develop a national disaster loss data base which has become the foundation of the...
...high-risk densely populated cities in flood or earthquake zones, or both...billion on reducing the impact of floods between 1960 and 2000, it averted losses estimated at...challenges and sudden shocks. In flood and earthquake-prone areas...
...considerably reduce the impact of flood on coastal populations. China invested US$3.1 billion in flood control between 1960 and 2000 that is estimated to have averted...them across the world’s most flood-prone areas. Asian countries...
...some areas. For example, in Bangladesh, La Niña was implicated in four out of six devastating flood events documented since 1954. In 2000, floods associated with La Niña affected 400,000 people in southern Africa, caused at least 96 deaths...
...Reduction in Japan in 2015. The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR, estimates that since the year 2000, earthquakes, floods, storms, tsunamis, heat waves and other disaster events have killed 1.1 million people, disrupted the...
...and poor rural and urban areas but action can be taken to reduce it. China spent US$ 3.15 billion on flood control between 1960 and 2000, which is estimated to have averted financial losses of about US$ 12 billion. In Bangladesh, efficient...
...world. The cyclone in Myanmar, floods in India and the current hurricane...and Chinese investment in flood control, have saved lives and...China’s US$3.1 billion flood control spending between 1960 and 2000 is estimated to have averted...
...more than 1 million lives since 2000. The video, Act Now, Save Later...devastating effects of disasters. Since 2000, it is estimated that floods, cyclones, tsunamis, earthquakes...of Africa, and earthquakes and floods in Asia and Latin America killed...
...Sri Lanka). Between 2000 and 2009, donors provided...tropical cyclones and floods has fallen by two thirds...on steep slopes, along flood plains, or adjacent...cyclones and flooding. In 2000, Mozambique was battered by cyclones and floods which left 800 people...
...increasing threat of flash floods. Contributing to this risk...wadis. The impact of flash floods is already increasing. In the decade starting from 2000, the number of people in the region affected by flash floods rose to half a million, compared...
...the conference speakers’ reports on earthquake, storm and flood disasters which special emphasis on the earthquake in Bam and...ICOMOS Heritage at risk series, which began publication in 2000 makes evident that many monuments and sites all over the world...
...who spent 3.15 billion dollars between 1960 and 2000 to reduce the impact of floods and avoided an estimated 12-billion-dollar loss...communities around the world. Last year’s droughts, floods and heat waves contributed to the current spike...
...year during the 1960s. From 2000 to 2010, this number increased...climate-driven droughts, floods, and heat waves. The concept...of International Affairs in 2000, disaster diplomacy recognizes...from around the world. The flood of attention helped internationalize...

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