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One of the lessons to come out of the floods is that defences alone can't protect all our communities from such extreme events. So how can we do more to reduce the risks in the future? A growing part of the answer could be environmental projects, designed to slow key rivers and reduce the intensity of water flows at peak times. Tim Backshall has been looking at some of the ideas.

The main goal of FLOODIS project is to develop a platform that will alert professional users and citizens of an impending disaster and subsequently provide them with regular updates and additional information, such as geographical information (maps layers via mobile mapping application) ...

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