Onderwerp: Bezoek-historie

Learning from French experiences with storm Xynthia : damages after a flood

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B. Kolen, R. Slomp, W. van Balen, T. Terpstra, M. Bottema, S. Nieuwenhuis; Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management, Rijkswaterstaat, Centre for Water Management = Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat, Rijkswaterstaat, Waterdienst (RWS, WD); HKV Lijn in water



On the 28th of February at 2 a.m. the storm Xynthia hit the French Atlantic coast. The storm surge combined with the high tide and large waves caused flood defences to fail along the coastline from the Gironde (Bordeaux) to the Loire Estuary. This book describes the Xynthia storm and its consequences. Using multiple viewpoints of the "multy-layer safety" : flood warning, flood preention, special plannning and disaster management.



89 p.
With ref.
ISBN 9789077051771

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