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Dorina Pojani on the media talking about flood risk and city planning

Devastating flooding is ongoing across Australia, where an area the size of Alaska with some 10 million people is at risk for excessive rainfall and storminess. The devastating floods come a little over a year after one of Australia’s worst fires seasons on record. From a planning perspective, an obvious suggestion is that housing shouldn’t be permitted in areas at risk of natural disasters. Read Dorina’s interview on the The Washington Post: www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2021/03/22/australia-flooding-evacuations-extreme-weather/ and listen to her interview on SBS Radio (Italian): www.sbs.com.au/language/italian/audio/alluvioni-case-nei-posti-dove-dovrebbero-esserci-solo-alberi

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