WIT Press


Flood Damage Survey After A Major Flood In Norway 2013: Cooperation Between The Insurance Business And A Government Agency

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/FRIAR140191

Volume

184

Pages

9

Page Range

227 - 235

Published

2014

Size

749 kb

Author(s)

H. Berg, M. Ebeltoft & J. Nielsen

Abstract

Results from cooperation between the insurance business and the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate on a flood damage survey after a major flood in Norway 2013 is presented, as well as results from similar cooperation after a flood in 1995. Benefits for flood risk management of including flood parameters in future damage surveys are presented.

Keywords

damage survey, flood, natural hazard, insurance, risk management.