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Although every care has been taken by the Federal Authorities to ensure the information published is correct, no warranty can be given with respect to the content, correctness, accuracy, reliability, up-to-dateness or completeness of this information.

The Federal Authorities expressly reserve the right to alter or delete content, in full or in part, at any time without prior notification, or to take it offline temporarily. Nor does the Federal Authorities warrant that this website is free of viruses or other harmful software (malware).

Liability claims against the Federal Authorities for material or immaterial damage arising from access to, use or non-use of the published information, misuse of the connection, technical faults or intervention by unauthorised third parties are excluded to the extent permitted by law.

References and links

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No responsibility can be accepted for the content or use of such websites.

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The content published by the Federal Authorities on this website – with the exception of the small warning map – may only be used for personal purposes. Any further reproduction and passing on of content to third parties is prohibited. Downloading or copying content, images, photos or other content does not transfer any rights.

It is not permitted to use services of in a way likely to jeopardize, overload or damage the information infrastructure of the natural hazards portal or in a way likely to inhibit other users when accessing In particular, it is explicitly prohibited to download data from the web server of the natural hazards portal by means of a web robot or other automated devices and to use data gathered in this way for further processing.