Preface. Acknowledgements. List of Participants. Part I: The Problem - Definitions, Vulnerabilities. Dealing With Flash Foods: Contemporary Issues and Future Possibilities; E. Gruntfest, J. Handmer. Impacts of Flash Floods; M.S. Petersen. Role of Education in Reducing Flash Flood Effects; M. Siudak. Hydrometeorology of Flash Floods; M. Kelsch, et al. GIS and Social Vulnerability Analysis; B.E. Montz, T.A. Evans. Flash Flood Mitigation in Uganda, Equatorial East Africa; M. Farah. A Study of the Knowledge and Behavior of Brzesko Inhabitants After the Flood in 1997; R. Bogdanska-Warmuz. Features of Flash Floods Within Plain and Mountain Territory of Ukraine; O. Udovyk, Y. Yakovlev. A Hydro-Social Modeling Approach for Flash Flooding Alleviation; J. Ganoulis. Part II: Managing the Problem - Mitigation. Warning Systems for Flash Floods: Research Needs, Opportunities and Trends; J. Handmer, et al. Local Flood Hazard Reduction Plans in Poland - Problems and Perspectives; R. Konieczny, et al. The Integrated Approach to Flash Flood Management; M. Brilly. The Effectiveness of Engineering Geology in Coping with Flash Floods: A Systems Approach; S.G. Skias. Assessing the Effects and Effectiveness of Flash Flood Mitigation Strategies; B.E. Montz. Part III: Managing the Problem - Warnings and Technology. The Killer Tornado Outbreak of 3 May 1999: Applications of OK-First in Rural Communities; K.C. Crawford, D.A. Morris. Revelations from 21 Years of Providing Flash Flood Warning Support in Denver, Colorado; K.G. Stewart. Beyond Flood Detection: Alternative Applications of Real-Time Data; E. Gruntfest. Hydrometeorological Characteristics of Flash Floods; M. Kelsch. Resonance ofScales as a Condition for Flash Floods on a Regional Domain; L.G. Lanza. A Distributed Hydrological Model of Flash-Floods; E. Caporali. Watershed Modeling with HEC-HMS (Hydrologic Engineering Centers Hydrologic Modeling System) Using Spatially Distributed Rainfall; H.W. Dotson. Soil Moisture Observations for Flash Flood Research and Prediction; J.B. Basara. U.S. Flash Flood Warning Dissemination Via Radio and Television; R. Henson. Ranking Flash Flood Warnings: A Better Way to Relate Threat to the Public?; P. Sneeringer. Part IV: Related Hazards. Landslide Hazards Associated with Flash-Floods, with Examples from the December 1999 Disaster in Venezuela, M.C. Larsen, et al. Evaluation of Temporal and Spatial Factors that Control the Susceptibility to Rainfall-Triggered Landslides; M.C. Larsen. Heavy Rainfall Effects in Mexico During Early October 1999; M.T. Vazquez Conde, et al. Part V: Where Do We Go From Here? The Flash Flood Laboratory at Colorado State University's Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere; E. Gruntfest, et al. Improved Flash Flood Predictions; C.R. Adams, W.H. Hooke. Where We Go From Here: Policy and Research Recommendations; E. Gruntfest, J. Handmer.