Policy paper

Autumn 2000 floods review

Lessons learned from the autumn 2000 floods.


Lessons Learned Autumn 2000 floods

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This post incident report, prepared by the Environment Agency (EA), was commissioned in October 2000 by the Minister for Fisheries and the Countryside, Elliot Morley, MP.

It examines

  • the extent and severity of the flooding
  • the causes of the flooding
  • the effectiveness of flood warning and emergency responses
  • the performance of the defences
Published 1 March 2001