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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