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Southern California mudslides, flooding leave at least 13 dead

About 5.5 inches of rain had fallen in parts of Ventura County over two days in southern California At least 13 people have been died after a powerful winter storm drenching Southern California sent mud, rocks and debris plummeting down wildfire-scarred hillsides and into several neighbourhoods, some of which house lavish celebrity homes. According to local media in just a ... Read More »

Monsoon floods kill more than 1200 in India, Bangladesh and Nepal

Monsoon floods kill more than 1200 in India, Bangladesh and Nepal

Floods in India, Bangladesh and Nepal kill 1,200 and leave millions homeless The heavy rains and strong winds have killed more than 1,200 people in India, Bangladesh and Nepal while the death toll could rise. The devastating floods have hit South Asia in one of the worst flooding disasters to have affected the region in years. International aid agencies said ... Read More »

Floods ravage Quebec, thousands forced to evacuate in Canada

http://www.torontosun.com/2017/05/07/state-of-emergency-in-montreal-over-flooding

Three persons including man with his child swept away into the floodwater The devastating flood in the Canadian province of Quebec has forced nearly 1,900 people to evacuate their homes in 126 municipalities. The province is suffering from its highest floodwaters in decades. Provincial authorities in Quebec declares state emergency as historic level of flooding forces thousands to evacuate their ... Read More »

UK PM pledges £40m to bolster flood defences

UK prime minister visited York last week to meet flood relief workers

UK flooding: Government faces calls to overhaul flood defences in showdown talks with key groups Flood defences “overwhelmed” by recent record rainfall will be fixed and bolstered in a £40m package of spending, the prime minister has said. Thousands of homes across northern England were affected after Storm Eva hit on Boxing Day. The £40m package for Yorkshire comes on top ... Read More »

Humanitarian response facility set up in Sukkur

Pakistan Government and Internation donors join hands to enhance and Response in Sindh SUKKUR (Pakistan) – A new Humanitarian Response Facility (HRF) has been opened in Sukkur on Thursday. This HRF will be the second one in Sindh (and the sixth in Pakistan overall) following the construction and hand-over of the HRF in Hyderabad to the Sindh PDMA in April 2015. ... Read More »

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