Building in flood-prone areas

General Author: Date: 25/10/2023

New evidence underscores the persistent challenge of urban expansion into flood-prone areas. A recent article in the esteemed scientific journal Nature employs high-resolution data analysis to reveal an alarming trend: human settlements, spanning from small villages to sprawling megacities, are steadily and rapidly encroaching into regions susceptible to flooding- and will most likely necessitate more flood defences.

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