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Floods By: Randi McClure. Facts about Floods Floods happen when the average amount of water in a place rises. If land is very absorbent it is less likely.

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1 Floods By: Randi McClure

2 Facts about Floods Floods happen when the average amount of water in a place rises. If land is very absorbent it is less likely to flood over in that place.

3 What can Floods cause ???? Floods can cause death, loss of land and also destroying schools hospitals and homes.

4 Floods are helpful too!!!! Floodwater can deposit minerals and other helpful nutrients to the soil around it.

5 Floods Happen Because ???? Floods usually happen because of large amounts of rainfall. They can happen if the rain is not absorbed in the ground quick enough.

6 Flash Floods Because they are so sudden they are extremely deadly. If water is stored up behind a dam and it breaks that is one cause of a flash flood.

7 How to help after a flood After a flood the first thing that you need to do is provide help to those that need it. The next thing that needs to be done is to get everyone that needs medical help to the doctor. The last thing that needs to be done is to rebuild the neighborhoods.

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