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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 1-16, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-1-2017
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Research article
03 Jan 2017
City-scale accessibility of emergency responders operating during flood events Daniel Green et al.
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This paper demonstrates a novel method of evaluating emergency responder accessibility at the city scale during fluvial and surface water flood events of varying magnitudes. Results suggest that surface water flood events within the city of Leicester, UK, may cause more disruption to emergency responders when compared to fluvial flood events of the same magnitude. This study provides evidence to guide strategic planning for decision makers prior to and during flood events.
This paper demonstrates a novel method of evaluating emergency responder accessibility at the...
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