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
29 May 2016, WB
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved more than $500 million in support for improvements to road and bridge connections as well as flood control and sanitation conditions in Vietnam.
People exposed per year
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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