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Jan
03
2013

PDC Global Flood Survey

  New Year Starts with Many Floods ? It’s a new year, 2013, and people in many parts of the world are discovering ways to be safer from flooding, but the hazards remain, and sometimes these threats will have disastrous effects. In fact while most were celebrating the arrival of the new year, others were …

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Dec
20
2012

PDC Global Flood Survey

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Dec
12
2012

PDC Global Flood Survey

Turn around, don’t drown. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) trademarked the phrase “Turn Around Don’t Drown” or TADD. Then worked closely with the Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration to develop two officially sanctioned road signs. NOAA knows, and wants everyone to know, that even quite shallow flood waters are dangerous for both …

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Dec
06
2012

PDC Global Flood Survey

Flooding is an extended process. A flood is more than an event. Like all hazards, flooding can be looked upon as a process extending from the planning and preparation accomplished when there is no known threat, to the special actions (like evacuation) taken when the hazard is imminent, through the flooding event itself, and finally, …

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Nov
29
2012

PDC Global Flood Survey

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