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Flash floods and Urban flooding Austria


Landslides and flash floods already cause more and more damages to infrastructure and settlements (1)…. Growing demand on land increases the competition for the very limited resource (2). Areas at higher risk of flooding and landslides are now used for housing and infrastructure.


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  1. Bader and Kunz (1998); Steininger and Weck-Hannemann (2002), both in: European Environment Agency (EEA) (2005)
  2. UBA (2004), in: European Environment Agency (EEA) (2005)