عنوان مقاله [English]
Flood is one of the most important natural disasters that brings about vast losses and damages every year.
The number of occurrence of flood increases year by year. Many factors play a role in this increase, including: constant heavy rainfall, cloudburst, serious destruction of rangelands and forests, increase of population and the following rise in number of building units and roads (impenetrable covering surface), unbridled development of urban centers, and improper land use.
Kerman Province is considered as one of the flood-prone areas of the country. In this paper, floods taken place in this province from 1951 until 1996 have been analyzed and the vulnerable points have been determined, and finally suggestions have been made in this regard.