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The JRC’s new tool will help countries to take action ahead of time in order to prevent the worst impacts of floods. The JRC’s new tool will help countries to take action ahead of time in order to prevent the worst impacts of floods.
©European Union, 2017
Sep 21 2017
A new tool developed by the JRC will help emergency authorities prevent the worst impacts of floods, by calculating flood hazard and risk dynamically and displaying the potential consequences in near real-time.
Proceedings of the ACEWATER2 Scientific Workshop Accra (Ghana) 31 Oct – 3 Nov 2016
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Publication Year: 
2017
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC105941
Authors: 
RONCO Paolo
CRESTAZ Ezio
CARMONA MORENO Cesar
Publication Year: 
2017
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC101917
Authors: 
NOTARNICOLA Bruno
TASSIELLI Giuseppe
RENZULLI Pietro A.
MONFORTI-FERRARIO Fabio
Publication Year: 
2017
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC98725
Authors: 
DOTTORI Francesco
KALAS Milan
SALAMON Peter
BIANCHI Alessandra
ALFIERI Lorenzo
FEYEN Luc
Publication Year: 
2017
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC98837
Authors: 
AJMAR Andrea
BOCCARDO Piero
BROGLIA Marco
KUCERA Jan
GIULIO-TONOLO Fabio
WANIA Annett
Publication Year: 
2017
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC102330
Authors: 
ZAJAC Zuzanna
REVILLA ROMERO Beatriz
SALAMON Peter
BUREK Peter Andreas
HIRPA Feyera Aga
BECK Hylke
Publication Year: 
2016
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC100601
Authors: 
DE LAVENNE Alban
SKOIEN Jon
CUDENNEC Christophe
CURIE Florence
MOATAR F.
Science for Disaster Risk Management 2017: Knowing better and losing less
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Publication Year: 
2017
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC102482
Authors: 
POLJANSEK Karmen
MARIN FERRER Montserrat
DE GROEVE Tom
CLARK Ian
Publication Year: 
2017
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC105464
Authors: 
MENTASCHI Lorenzo
VOUSDOUKAS Michail
VOUKOUVALAS Evangelos
DOSIO Alessandro
FEYEN Luc
Better integration of knowledge and science into policy helps save lives Better integration of knowledge and science into policy helps save lives
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May 23 2017

Natural and man-made disasters threaten millions of people every year and cause billions of property damage. How much do we know about them? And how can we use that knowledge to save lives and money? A recent report, compiled by the European Commission's Science and Knowledge Service (JRC), seeks to answer these and other questions and to help prepare for the time when disaster strikes.

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