After the extreme flood in 2002 : changes in preparedness , response and recovery of flood-affected residents in Germany between 2005 and 2011

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  title={After the extreme flood in 2002 : changes in preparedness , response and recovery of flood-affected residents in Germany between 2005 and 2011},
  author={Sarah E. Kienzler and Ina Pech and Heidi Kreibich and Meike Mueller and A. H. Thieken},
  year={2015}
}
In the aftermath of the severe flooding in Central Europe in August 2002, a number of changes in flood policies were launched in Germany and other European countries, aiming at improved risk management. The question arises as to whether these changes have already had an impact on the residents’ ability to cope with floods, and whether flood-affected private households are now better prepared than they were in 2002. Therefore, computer-aided telephone interviews with private households in… CONTINUE READING
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