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Synonyms: floods, inundações, flood, inondation, crues, anegación, crecida, desbordamiento, inundação

The overflowing of the normal confines of a stream or other body of water, or the accumulation of water over areas that are not normally submerged. Floods include river (fluvial) floods, flash floods, urban floods, pluvial floods, sewer floods, coastal floods, and glacial lake outburst floods (IPCC-SREX, 2014).

IPCC-SREX, 2014

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human health

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