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flood

(Abundance), noun a sufficiency, affluence, ampleness, amplitude, an ample amount, an ample supple, avalanche, bonanza, bounteousness, bountifulness, bumper crop, copiousness, full measure, fullness, generosity, glut, great abundance, landslide, lavishness, much, outpouring, overbrim, overburden, overcharge, overflow, overload, plenty, plethora, profusion, saturation, superabundance, surfeit

flood

(Deluge), noun avalanche, burst of rain, cloudburst, downfall, downpour, drenching rain, driving rain, groundwater, heavy rain, heavy shower, inundation, massive amounts of rain, massive amounts of raising grounddater, pelting rain, pouring rain, rainfall, rainstorm, rainwater, raising water, sheets of rain, spurt of rain, storm, streams of rain, thundershower, thunderstorm, torrent of rain, torrential downpour, torrential rain
Associated concepts: National Flood InsuranceProgram
See also: assemblage, cataclysm, immerse, inundate, load, outflow, overcome, overload, overwhelm, plethora, spate
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The potential for additional flood damage exists as new storms are forecast for this week.
The legal amendments will enable full indemnification of all agriculture economies and households which suffered flood damages in the period January 26th-February 6th this year.
A sufficient insurance policy in place to cover your loss in the event of flood damage is part of the solution, but we urge the public to take up certain precautionary measures as well to prevent or mitigate the risks of damage to their assets from heavy rainfall," Louw said.
4bn worth of assets across Wales are at risk of flood damage.
The flood damage has affected dozens of locations throughout the Severn Valley Railway system, so trains will be operating only between Kidderminster and Bewdley until other lines are reopened.
Safeguards against flooding and flood damage are likely to become a priority consideration for occupiers, and new builds will benefit from incorporating some very straightforward measures that can limit a business' exposure to flood damage.
accounts for more than 13 million jobs, and an estimated $706 billion in damages have been prevented through Corps flood damage reduction projects," says Young.
There is an ongoing public debate regarding the relationships between wetlands and flooding in the Red River Valley and, specifically, whether public funds should be used for extensive restoration of previously drained wetlands in order to reduce future flood damage.
In addition to the other valuable information in a Carfax report, such as flood damage, odometer fraud or salvage history, consumers can see accident records for thousands of used cars and trucks.
Over the past century, flood damage reduction programs in the United States have moved away from structural flood control towards approaches that emphasize non-structural floodplain management.
In the wake of Andrew, plus $4 billion spent for drought relief in 1988 and another $10 billion for flood damage in 1993, the insurance industry has become increasingly concerned about financial risk from natural disasters.
Between no clearcutting and cutting everything, there are reasonable solutions to minimizing flood damage caused by logging within the context of a warmer, wetter climate and a burgeoning population.