HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
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This booklet explores the various types of floods, almost all areas of Costa Rica being flood-prone and examines natural (atmospheric phenomena, avalanches, etc.) and anthropogenic factors generating floods, their impact. Provides also a geographical distribution of floods, with recurrence periods. Provides advice to mitigate the effects of floods before, during and after. (UNEsCO)

Keywords

  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Environment, Health & Health Facilities, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Hazards:Avalanche, Flood
  • Countries/Regions:Americas, Costa Rica

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/4382

 


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