Nikola Mišić, Dušica Pešić, Aleksandar Kostić, Aca Božilov, Milena Stanković

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Flood management represents the strategy to reduce flood damages, both in terms of property and people’s lives. There is a large number of intelligent integrated systems for flood prediction and prevention. GIS is powerful information system with an ability to collect, analyze, and visualize information based on location. It provides real-time planning and mapping in order to prevent and predict flood risk. The paper presents an analysis of flood affected areas in Leskovac, in the spring of 2014. The analyzed data were imported into GIS database, and critical areas were mapped. The obtained results can be used  for the analysis of conducted activities, assessment of incurred damage and improvement of emergency response services.


GIS, flood maps, flood mitigation, risk assessment, decision making

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