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Jordan

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Saudi Arabia: Recurrent floods hit desert cities

27 May 2014, UNISDR ROAS

'It is becoming more dangerous and costly because of the increasing population exposed within urban settlements. It is very important that governments manage flood risk today for a safer future through better urban management and resilient infrastructures'...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1999 180,000
Drought 2000 150,000
Flood 1991 18,000
Epidemic 1981 715
Storm 2000 200
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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