Which coastal cities are most vulnerable to floods?coastal citiescoastal cities around the worldEuropean citiesUniversity of Leeds
Of nine coastal cities around the world, Shanghai appears to be the most vulnerable to serious flooding, reports a new study that finds European cities to be the most resilient.
The findings, from the University of Leeds, are based on a new method to calculate the flood vulnerability of cities that doesn’t just look at the likelihood of a city’s exposure to a major “once in a hundred years” flood, but also includes social and economic factors in the calculations.
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