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11 Mar
The death toll from flash flooding and landslides on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has risen to 26, an official said Monday, with at least 11 people still missing.
14 Dec
The concept of climate change is a global externality, meaning that one country’s emissions affect all countries by adding to the stock of heat-warming gases in the earth’s atmosphere from which warming arises.
9 Oct 2023
On Sunday authorities reported that 200 mm (almost eight inches) of rain had fallen in the previous 24 hours in Bago region northeast of commercial hub Yangon a record for October.
15 Sep 2023
According to experts, a quarter of Greece's annual agricultural production was wiped out in last week's deadly flash floods triggered by Storm Daniel, which drenched the central region of Thessaly.
26 Aug 2023
The Nasarawa State Government has said it will demolish structures built on waterways as part of measures to prevent flooding
17 Jul 2023
Quite often, disasters such as floods, earthquakes, cyclones, hurricanes, droughts etc are characterized as natural disasters. This is because they are triggered by the forces of nature, over which the conventional wisdom holds that man has no control.

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