Chaotic situations because of storm in Japan

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Catastrophe in Japan because of floods

In Japan, floods have caused devastations. Torrential rains are associated with former Tropical Storm Etau shifted north after dumping unprecedented rainfall on parts of eastern Japan, last Wednesday and Thursday.

More than a hundred thousand people had to flee because of the high water, which sometimes even carried houses along.
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New dossier: Flood Risk Management for Industries and Flood Solutions

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Many companies are asking themselves whether they have entered a “new normal,” and which steps they should take – and when – to build resilience to these increased risks.

The recent increase in costly extreme weather events has provided a clear signal to many companies of the near-term risks associated with climate change.

Water Risk Management is getting top priority for industries, businesses, hospitals and (local) governments. 

Especially for business managers, we have made an overview of:

  1. Water Risk Management in 4 steps – what strategy and measurements can be taken
  2. Trends and Finding Reports
  3. Overview latest flood protecting solutions
  4. Water storage systems to protect you from stormwater
  5. Promising systems
  6. Lessons from Hurricane Sandy and more

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Five million homes in England are at risk of flooding

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National Audit Office warns: be prepared for more floods.

Five million homes in England are at risk of flooding and the government’s own assessment shows climate change is increasing the risk by driving more extreme weather. That’s the conclusion of The National Audit Office (NAO) report published October 5th 2014. “Every £1 spent on flood defences prevented almost £10 in damage”, the report noted. “So ad-hoc emergency spending is less good value than sustained maintenance.” Read More