A flood is an overflow of a body of water (rive, lake) that submerges land or the abnormal accumulation of water on the surface due to excess rainfall and rise of the groundwater level above surface on impermeable or saturated terrains. source: CRED
8 Feb 2016, Univ of Leeds
The Flood Re insurance scheme will fail to reduce flood risk and the number of London households eligible for the scheme could increase by up to 75% during its lifespan, according to a paper published today by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the London School of Economics and Political Science...
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Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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