Yes! By building a large ship, the Ark, Noah survived the flood with his family and all the animals in the Ark. So 8 people (Noah and his sons Shem, Ham and Japhet with their wives) survived the big flood. This event is still known in many cultures.

For instance: the Chinese character for ship, big boat, is a composition of 8 people on a little boat or vessel (8 mouths to feed):
tswaan dzjie kau tso
Ship =8 + Mouth +Boat
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