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In France, legislation provides a framework for flood risk management through specific regulations, the result of both a long history of risk management at the national level and the transposition into French law of the European directive (2007). The French risk prevention policy is broken down into 7 areas. There are many players in this policy.

The flood risk is also dealt with in a wide range of other policies concerning planning (SCOT, PLU…), the environment, police power, civil liability, insurance schemes…

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