Table 5 The scoring of indicators related to the protection (Prot).

From: Vulnerability indicators for natural hazards: an innovative selection and weighting approach

Indicator 1 2 3 4 5
Surrounding vegetation (SUR_V) In forest High bushes/dense vegetation Single trees Low vegetation No vegetation
Building row towards the torrent (ROW) >5 4 3 2 1
Natural or artificial barrier (e.g. embankment)SUR_B Yes     No
Material of surrounding wall (SUR_Wm) Stone/brick/concrete Mixed (concrete + wood) Wooden fence Wire fence No wall
Height of surrounding wall (SUR_Wh) H > 80% of water depth 60% < H < 80% of water depth 40% < H < 60% of water depth 20% < H < 40% of water depth 0% < H < 20% of water depth