Here’s What You Need to Know About Floods and Flash Floods



Although we know that both floods and flash floods may cause harm, they are often used interchangeably. Are all floods, flash floods? Or are all flash floods, floods? Do they have a relationship? Just what is the difference between floods and flash floods?

Although we know that both floods and flash floods may cause harm, they are often used interchangeably. Are all floods, flash floods? Or are all flash floods, floods? Do they have a relationship? Just what is the difference between floods and flash floods?

To start, we first tackle what a flood and flash flood individually mean. Then we will differentiate them later on.

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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

1st Quarter Asia Weather Recap (2021) — How was Asia’s condition?



Some countries in Asia experienced natural disasters during the 1st quarter of 2021. Tropical storms, heavy monsoon rains, flooding, and sandstorm are some of the force majeure that happened in the said region. Let us have a brief 1st quarter Asia weather recap for 2021.

Natural disasters lashed some countries of Asia. Check out this region’s situation in this 1st Quarter Asia weather recap.

recap 1st quarter Asia weather

Some countries in Asia experienced natural disasters during the 1st quarter of 2021. Tropical storms, heavy monsoon rains, flooding, and sandstorm are some of the force majeure that happened in the said region. Let us have a brief 1st quarter Asia weather recap for 2021.

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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

The levels of flooding and how to prepare for them



Flood damages can be avoided if you know the levels of flooding are and how to cope up with them.

Image 1: It is imperative to be familiar with flood levels. This will help you identify what preparations and protection you will need.

Flooding can always occur in the most unexpected time. Danger will knock on your doorstep and being unprepared spells the difference between safety and peril.

Knowing how high flooding in your area can get will help you prepare for a worst-case scenario. Nothing beats a proactive stance in disaster preparedness. Floods can ruin your lifetime investments, and worst still, claim lives in your community.
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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

100 % success – German tech flood barriers save whole village



Nature has provided man with gifts that often bring him joy and tranquility. Most people would opt to live in serene woodlands, others in the hinterlands, while others still, near waterways like rivers and lakes.

Diesbach River is one of these natural wonders that the local folks enjoy due to its pristine waters that remain calm during the dry season.
The river got its name from the same village where it is found; Diesbach Village in Glarus Süd, Switzerland.

In contrast, Diesbach River turns into a roaring monster during heavy torrential downpours as it swells and endangers the community with flooding. This is the story of how the raging river was tamed by German technology flood protection.



With worsening climate change, a heavy downpour can submerge an entire village. In Glarus Süd, Switzerland, one simple heavy rain nearly flooded the area.

When beauty turns to Beast

Nature has provided man with gifts that often bring him joy and tranquility. Most people would opt to live in serene woodlands, others in the hinterlands, while others still, near waterways like rivers and lakes.

Diesbach River is one of these natural wonders that the local folks enjoy due to its pristine waters that remain calm during the dry season. The river got its name from the same village where it is found; Diesbach Village in Glarus Süd, Switzerland.

Continue reading “100 % success – German tech flood barriers save whole village”

Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

How a Simple Engineering Assessment can Prevent Disaster!



Instead of just buying flood barriers, engineering assessment is an important part to maximize a flood solution system’s potential.

Buying a Flood Protection System is easy! Knowing which one will be most effective for you takes a professional.

Choosing a flood protection system seems to be easy! There are so many flood protection systems in the market today. You can freely choose what product best suits your concerns.

Some you can even buy online, install on your own, and you’re done. But there is a problem with this approach. There is no way of ensuring quality. If there is no assurance of quality, are you really safe? And are you really sure which product suits best for your needs?

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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

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