Articles | Volume 21, issue 10
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 3175–3198, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-3175-2021
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 3175–3198, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-3175-2021

Research article 20 Oct 2021

Research article | 20 Oct 2021

Flood–pedestrian simulator for modelling human response dynamics during flood-induced evacuation: Hillsborough stadium case study

Mohammad Shirvani and Georges Kesserwani

Data sets

Outputs of the flood-pedestrian simulator applied to the flooded shopping centre and Hillsborough Stadium test cases M. Shirvani and G. Kesserwani https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4576906

Model code and software

Flood-pedestrian simulator M. Shirvani and G. Kesserwani https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4564288

The Flood-People simulator and its relevance to the research community G. Kesserwani and M. Shirvani https://dafni.ac.uk/project/flood-people-simulator/

Video supplement

Flood-pedestrian simulator video demos M. Shirvani https://doi.org/10.5446/51547

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Short summary
Flooding in and around urban hubs can stress people. Immediate evacuation is a usual countermeasure taken at the onset of a flooding event. The flood–pedestrian simulator simulates evacuation of people prior to and during a flood event. It provides information on the spatio-temporal responses of individuals, evacuation time, and possible safe destinations. This study demonstrates the simulator when considering more realistic human body and age characteristics and responses to floodwater.
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