Tag Archives: Flooding

Written question – Climate change is altering the flood season in Europe – E-005521/2017

Climate change has led to a significant shift over the last 50 years in the period when floods occur in Europe. These changes are not uniform but different in the North and South of Europe. …

Niger flooding kills 50, displaces over 100,000 since June

NNA – Flooding unleashed by three months of torrential rain in Niger has killed at least 50 people and displaced nearly 120,000, according to fresh UN data out Thursday.

The capital Niamey has been hardest …

UN humanitarian team activated in Nepal in wake of severe floods and landslides

15 August 2017 &#150 The Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) has been activated in Nepal to support response efforts in the aftermath of severe floods that have hit the nation, the office of the United Nations

New Zealand braces for more rain after severe storms lash south island

NNA – Residents in the two largest cities on New Zealand’s south island began returning to their homes on Sunday, despite state of emergencies still in place, after a severe storm caused flooding and forced …

Flood-ridden Nigeria farmers need more help adapting to climate change

Okechukwu Onwuma still remembers the painful day heavy floods destroyed his small farm in southern Nigeria’s Delta State.

“It was in November 2012, and the flood didn’t spare anything in this community,” the 45-year-old said, …

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