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
2 Mar 2015, SEPA, United Kingdom - gov
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and local authorities call upon the public and businesses to share their opinions on the most comprehensive assessment of flood risk, and its impacts, ever compiled in Scotland...
People exposed per year
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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