Questions that should be handled when building the new European Flood Database How will floods/flash floods that occur during a storm/severe storm be handled - can you separate the damage wind vs flood? Which information does EFD include ? Monetary loss information? Or more scientific information (precipication, gauges, catchments) What is the purpos of EFD? To implement mitigation measures or adaptation? Who will be the user group (decision makers, politicians, civil engineers) Which data do THEY need Will there be a breakdown into countries, admin 2 or more detailed for every event If the data are automatically generated, is there a plausibility / quality check? Are the events physically stored, how far back ? Do you count floods per country occurance or per atmospheric event (Germany + Austria, river Danube) Langlebigkeit der Datenbank oder Ende nach Projekt? How independent from money? Which technique will you use? Have you access to information in all European countries Which countries are included EEA-countries or entire Europe What if new countries join EU. How will you reach decision makers?