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case study:

UK storm surge 2013

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where in the uk?

east and south east england

3

what caused the worst flooding since 1953

high winds and 7m surge

4

how many people died

2

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how many homes were flooded

1400

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how many residents were evacuated

thousands

7

cost of damage

£100 million

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what happened in 1953

storm surge killing 326 people

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how did the storm surge in 1953 affect the 2013 one

improved flood barriers and tidal waves prevented same damage