FLOOD REPORT

BY KEITH NUTHALL
PRACTICAL advice on how local authorities can cope with the growing threats posed by floods and droughts have been included in a new report from the European Environment Agency, which claims that flooding is "the most common and most costly type of natural disaster in Europe."

The report is a third and final part of an assessment by the EEA of sustainable water use in Europe. It surveys the main natural and man-made causes of floods and droughts based on information and experience gathered from countries across western and central ...


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