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Why Venice is actually a textbook case for flood prevention

28 Jan 2020, EC

In 2019 Venetian floods, the coastal sides of Lida and Pellestrina were saved by submerged breakwater, paradoxically making Venice a textbook case for tackling flooding.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Dipartimento della Protezione Civile
  • Website: http://www.protezionecivile.it/
  • Contact:Policy adviser
  • Phone:+39 335 140 0432 +39 335 14 00 432


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Italian Civil Protection Department
  • Website: http://www.protezionecivile.gov.it/
  • Contact:International Relations Officer
  • Phone:+39 066 820 2171 +39 320 43 26 124
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