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
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Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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