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MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR FLASH FLOODS IN SAXONY, GERMANY

  • ELIMAR PRECHT
  • HANS CHRISTIAN AMMENTORP
  • OLE LARSEN
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAIV, volume 67)

Abstract

A devastating flood hit the German State of Saxony in August 2002. Heavy rainfall, exceeding 300 mm in 24 hours at some locations, led to severe flooding along the rivers and streams and caused considerable damage, particularly in the urban areas.

Keywords

Flood Risk Flash Flood Flood Forecast Flood Risk Management Flood Mitigation 
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© Springer 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • ELIMAR PRECHT
    • 1
  • HANS CHRISTIAN AMMENTORP
    • 2
  • OLE LARSEN
    • 1
  1. 1.DHI Wasser & UmweltSykeGermany
  2. 2.DHI Vand & MiljøHørsholmDenmark

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