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There are different types of floods and they are triggered by either natural or/and human factors. Floods become hazards when they cause damages to human society and ecosystems. Flood risk is a combination of flood probability and flood adverse consequences. Flood risk management involves flood risk analysis, evaluation and control. Some recent flooding examples in the UK are presented.
flood, types of floods, hazard, risk, management
Department of Civil Engineering University of Bristol, U.K.