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UK: Two million households 'do not realise they are living on flood plains'

9 Jul 2014, Telegraph Media Group Ltd

'We are committed to addressing the risks from climate change - by increasing awareness and making far-sighted decisions we can address these risks, save money and safeguard our homes and communities for the future' aspokesman for the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs told The Telegraph...


National Platform
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2007 340,000
Storm 1998 250,000
Flood 2007 30,000
Storm 2000 19,504
Storm 1996 12,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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