Preventing the Flooding of the Seine in the Paris–Ile de France Region
Progress Made and Future Challenges
The risk of the Seine flooding the Ile de France region is a major one. In 2014, the
OECD estimated that flooding comparable to the historic 1910 flood could affect up
to 5 million citizens and cause damage costing up to 30 billion euros. This update
tracks the progress made since 2014 and identifies remaining challenges.
Published on January 26, 2018Also available in: French