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Directive 2007/60/EC on the assessment and management of flood risks

legislation type Legislative
Eu Directive
Passed in 2007
This document establishes a framework for the assessment and management of flood risks, aiming at the reduction of the adverse consequences for human health, the environment, cultural heritage and economic activity associated with floods in the Community. 

Art 4.2 states that "based on available or readily derivable information, such as records and studies on long term developments, in particular impacts of climate change on the occurrence of floods, a preliminary flood risk assessment shall be undertaken to provide an assessment of potential risks."

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from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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