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“Floodhack” Helps Mitigating Floods

On 16/17 January, the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) organized the first hackathon on a Global Flood Awareness System (GloFAS). More than 60 participants from research organizations, universities


Asian Cities May See Increases in Flood Risk By 2020

Some rapidly growing Asian cities may see increases of up to 36% in the population at risk of extreme river and surface water flooding by 2020, according to recent study