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Phu Nguyen, Andrea Thorstensen, Soroosh Sorooshian, Kuolin Hsu, and Amir AghaKouchak

). Climate change leads to an increase in precipitation intensity in many parts of the world, which may cause more severe floods ( Solomon et al. 2007 ). Fig . 1. Flood statistics from 1950 to 2010 using data from CRED. The primary driver of a regular flood over a region is extreme rainfall, while other types of floods can be caused by dam breaks, high tides, and snow melting. Many efforts have been made from various organizations across the world to prevent/mitigate the impact of floods on society

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