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
27 Jul 2015, Japan - gov; UNDP
'The current project will lay a firm foundation for the country in... dealing with natural disasters and alleviating the worst impacts of flood and food insecurity. UNDP is assisting the Ministry in developing a National Disaster Management Policy and Programme Framework... guided by the Sendai Framework' said UNDP Country Director, Mr. Balázs Horváth...
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Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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