Expert Seminar on Risk Management of Flash Floods, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, October 14 – 21, 2012

Overview

Flash floods are among the most destructive types of natural disasters with a high potential of economic and environmental damage, often combined with loss of human life. Flash floods are severe flood events caused by extreme cloudbursts, glacial lake outbursts or the failure of man-made dams or dams. Landslides, debris and ice flows also pose serious hazards that may trigger flash floods. Reversely, landslides and debris flow may be initiated by natural flash floods. Combating flash floods of settled areas is increasingly becoming a high priority in many countries…
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