Where do the floods occur?
Floods occur only around lakes and dams.
Floods occur only along river courses.
Floods occur only along coastlines.
Floods occur along river courses, along coastlines and around lakes and dams.
In which countries the monsoon rains cause every year seasonal catastrophic floods?
Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland
Colombia, Equador, Peru, Chile
India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal
Canada, Usa, Mexico
Can the consequences of a flood be influenced by human behaviour?
Human behaviour plays a large part only in mitigating the consequences of floods.
Human behaviour plays a large part only in increasing the consequences of floods.
Human behaviour plays a large part in increasing the consequences of floods on the one hand and in mitigating them on the other hand.
Consequences cannot be influenced in any way by human behaviour.
At which levels the flood prevention can be implemented ?
National level and Local level
World level, Regional level, National level, Local level and Measures for personal protection
World level and Regional level
Measures for personal protection
What are flash floods?
Floods caused by strong wind.
Floods caused by bank overtopping when the flow capacity of rivers is exceeded locally.
Floods caused by heavy rainfall taking place in short time.
Floods caused by fast melting of ice/glacier