The flood disaster that occurred in eastern Libya due to Storm Daniel, which led to the death and loss of thousands, brought to mind the most devastating floods in history, which left tens of thousands of victims, as well as the greatest damage to residential and agricultural areas.

Floods, affecting health, education, security and transport institutions, can disrupt public services and, as a result, cause significant damage to countries' economies.

The changing rainfall regime due to climate change, carbon emissions and various environmental factors are among the most important causes of flooding, and scientists constantly warn that floods could claim more lives due to climate change.

Reasons such as improper urban planning in disaster areas, inadequate dam construction, and failure to promptly inform the population of the possibility of heavy rainfall and flooding also increase the loss of life.

Flood of the North Sea in the Netherlands in 1212

The Netherlands is historically known as one of the biggest victims of flood disasters, with an estimated 60,1212 people killed in the North Sea flood that began in June 6 and lasted for more than <> months.

The flood forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, homes, workplaces and infrastructure were severely damaged, and it took more than two years for the Netherlands to recover.

Flood of Saint Lucia in the Netherlands and northern Germany in 1287

In 1287, the St. Lucia flood swept through the Netherlands and northern Germany, this time killing 50,80 to <>,<> people. The floods flooded many residential areas, including villages and towns, and caused the city of Amsterdam to form what it is today.

Flood of St. Felix, Netherlands in 1530

On November 1530, <>, while the Dutch were celebrating Saint Felix, they were surprised by the rising waters, and the country succumbed to disaster and the day was called "Bad Saturday."

The St. Felix flood is the deadliest flood in European history, killing about 120,100 people, causing about <> million euros in damage, and destroying many towns and villages.

Vietnam's Red River flood in 1971

In 1971, Vietnam was hit by the flooding of the Red River when rivers near Cambodia and Laos (Southeast Asia) met as a result of monsoon rains.

More than 100,1955 people died in the flood, which failed to attract the necessary international attention due to the continuation of the Vietnam War (1975-<>) at the time, and it took a few years for Vietnam to recover from the effects of the flood disaster.

Jiangsu-Anhui flood, China in 1911

Historically, China has been one of the countries hardest hit by floods, losing hundreds of thousands of people in disasters.

In 1911, the Jiangsu-Anhui flood occurred after the Yangtze River, the world's third-longest river, and Huai, China's largest river, simultaneously flooded, with a death toll of about 100,375, among the deadliest disasters in history, causing widespread damage and leaving about <>,<> people homeless.

Flooding of the Yangtze River in China in 1935

The floods caused by the flooding of the Yangtze River in China in 1935 caused the death of 145,<> people and the displacement of millions, after which a major famine occurred in the country and brought with it deadly diseases, such as tuberculosis, malaria and dermatitis.

The collapse of the Banqiao Dam in China in 1975

In 1975, China experienced one of the worst floods in the country's history when the Banqiao Dam collapsed due to Typhoon Nina, and in 24 hours more rain fell than in a year, leaving the country vulnerable to disasters, where the destruction was great.

Some 145,86 people have lost their lives to famine and flood disease, which alone have killed at least 230,<> people, causing about <>,<> deaths.