Effects of flooding: Positive, Negative, Examples

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Effects of flooding can be both positive and negative. For millennia, people have settled near rivers and lakes because water is easily accessible and the soil is fertile. Back in the days though, people constructed on higher grounds allowing riverine floods to enrich the Read More

Flooding Explained: Types, Causes and Examples

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Flooding is the most common natural hazard that occurs in the world. Researchers estimate that sediments and soils from floods cover some 72% of the surface of the Earth. Perhaps the Yellow River in China has caused the worst floods in history. According to Read More