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Most Vulnerable Cities Revealed With Flood Risk Index
2012-08-22 15:13:29

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, published in the latest online edition of Natural Hazards, suggests that Shanghai is the most vulnerable city to serious flooding. A team of researchers from the University of Leeds and the Netherlands base their findings on a new method they developed to calculate the flood vulnerability of cities. The index looks at the likelihood of a city's exposure to a major 'once in a hundred years' flood, along with social and...


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  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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