Management of Flash Floods

BY ASSOCIATED PROGRAMME ON FLOOD MANAGEMENT (APFM), WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION (WMO) | 24 MAY 2012
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Integrated Flood Management Tools Series No.16
The purpose of this document is to provide an over view of the actions that can be taken to manage and minimize the potential impacts of flash floods. This tool aims to:

— Provide basic information about flash floods especially focusing on differences from riverine floods;

— Identify flash flood risk components and provide guidance to assess its risk;

— Provide perspectives of flash flood management strategies on how to reduce risks; and,

— Provide guidance to involve communities and individuals in flash flood management and risk reduction.

For more information visit: http://www.floodmanagement.info/
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