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You are here : eLibrary : IAHR World Congress Proceedings : 36th Congress - The Hague (2015) ALL CONTENT : Extreme events, natural variability and climate change : Crowd sourcing of flood data during natural disasters
Crowd sourcing of flood data during natural disasters
Author : Sam Perez
Recording of flood levels during natural disasters is an important task of local and state government to determine areas of greatest flooding, sending out of assistance to the area of greater need and mapping the extent of damage. The U.S. Department of Homeland Securityís Federal Emergency Agency collects the data from local and state government and coordinates with the U.S. Presidentís office for an official declaration which will start the process for the release of federal aid for the disaster area.
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Category : 36th Congress - The Hague (2015) ALL CONTENT
Article : Extreme events, natural variability and climate change
Date Published : 01/10/2015
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