Research and analysis

Public response to flood warnings

A study into the extent to which the at flood risk public understand, interpret and respond to flood warnings

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Public response to flood warnings

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Public response to flood warnings

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Details

This report provides a detailed understanding of the ways in which the ‘at flood risk’ public understand, interpret and respond to flood warnings. The researchers worked with different groups in flood risk areas to understand their priorities on receipt of a flood warning from the Environment Agency. This work will help the Environment Agency ensure that the issue more effective flood warnings.

Published 1 April 2007