13 Jan 2015, UNISDR EUR
The most effective prevention when it comes to limiting flood damage remains not building in at-risk zones at all. The French strategy therefore calls for the strict preservation or restoration of floodplains in unconstructed areas, wetlands and dunes along the coastline, and for a general ban on building in areas of extreme vulnerability...
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