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
22 Apr 2014, IRIN
Weak coordination between the Afghan government and international organizations and the lack of good management and professionalism have contributed to the absence of any sustainable water projects in Ghor so far, said Sayed Qazi, director of international relations at Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority...
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Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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