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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FAO grants Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines livelihood rehabilitation and resilience building assistance, including an evaluation of disaster risk management (DRM) systems and proposal to build resilience in vulnerable populations by strengthening the capacities of institutions and civil society organizations...
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Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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