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1.  Mapping The Countries With The Highest Risk Of Flooding  

2022-09-17
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ZeroHedge News
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Mapping The Countries With The Highest Risk Of Flooding Devastating floods across Pakistan this summer have resulted in more than 1,400 lives lost and one-third of the country being under water. This raises the question: which nations and their populations are the most vulnerable to the risk of floodin...

2.  What should you do during a flood? Stay out of the water.  

2022-09-13
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Yale Universities Climate Connections
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Entering flood waters can lead to disease, electrocution, or even drowning. The post What should you do during a flood? Stay out of the water. appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

3.  Climate Change Causes Torrential Flooding in Pakistan, Dispossessing Millions  

2022-08-28
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Left Voice
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Due to increased monsoon rains caused by climate change, Pakistan has been hit by catastrophic floods, killing over 1,000 people and displacing thousands more. The post Climate Change Causes Torrential Flooding in Pakistan, Dispossessing Millions appeared first on Left Voice.

4.  America’s Summer of Floods  

2022-08-29
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Counter Punch
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Powerful storms across the South, following flash floods in Dallas, Death Valley, St. Louis, Yellowstone and Appalachia, have left cities across the U.S. questioning their own security in a warming climate. Dallas was hit with nearly 15 inches of rain that turned roads into rivers and poured into home...

5.  Mississippi governor declares state of emergency ahead of massive flooding  

2022-08-28
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The Guardian
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Flood stage considered ‘major’ at 26ft, but warnings estimate water to reach 34ft in some areas, while others could see 35.8ft of waterMississippi’s governor, Tate Reeves, declared a state of emergency on Saturday as the state braces itself for massive flooding that was predicted for Monday.“If prediction...

6.  Pakistan Declares National Emergency as Climate-Intensified Floods Devastate 33 Million  

2022-08-26
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Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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This is a “climate-induced humanitarian disaster of epic proportions,” said the country's climate change minister.

7.  Climate Change May Have Doubled the Number of Houston Homes Flooded by Hurricane Harvey  

2022-08-25
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Yale E360
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If not for climate change, 2017's Hurricane Harvey might have flooded half as many homes in the Houston area, a new study finds.Read more on E360 →

8.  “1000 year rain event” in Dallas, Texas, is a sign of things to come  

2022-08-25
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World Socialist Web Site
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Climate change is causing historically rare extreme weather to become more frequent across the United States.

9.  Wettest 24 hours in nearly a century for Dallas-Fort Worth  

2022-08-23
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Yale Universities Climate Connections
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A thousand-year rain event for parts of Dallas, and what the U.S. 'summer of floods' signifies in a changing climate. The post Wettest 24 hours in nearly a century for Dallas-Fort Worth appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

10.  Flooding hits Dallas-Fort Worth as some areas receive more than 13 inches of rain  

2022-08-23
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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins declared a state of disaster in the region, and Gov. Greg Abbott directed the state’s emergency operations center to be ready to support communities impacted by the flooding.

11.  Torrential rains lash south-western US as millions under flood warnings  

2022-08-22
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The Guardian
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Meteorologists issue warnings for more than 13 million people in north-east Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and New MexicoMillions of Americans are under flood warnings after heavy rain this weekend in a large portion of the south-western US.Government meteorologists issued flood warnings for more than 1...

12.  Most bleak federal report yet on high-tide/sunny-day tide floods  

2022-08-21
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Yale Universities Climate Connections
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Remember the octopus in the Miami parking garage in 2016? Think of it as today’s modern-day canary in the coal mine. The post Most bleak federal report yet on high-tide/sunny-day tide floods appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

13.  After FEMA overhaul, hundreds of thousands of Americans are forgoing federal flood insurance  

2022-08-19
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Grist
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The total number of National Flood Insurance Program policies has decreased nearly 9 percent since last fall.

14.  Record Death Valley flooding ‘a once-in-1,000-year event’  

2022-08-10
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The Guardian
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Hundreds were marooned in the downpour as the climate crisis increases the likelihood of extreme weatherRecent severe rains in Death Valley that flushed debris across roadways, damaged infrastructure and carried away cars are being described by meteorologists and park officials as a once-in 1,000-yea...

15.  What homeowners can do to reduce flooding in their communities  

2022-08-02
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Yale Universities Climate Connections
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Flooding is a growing problem because downpours are getting more frequent and intense. The post What homeowners can do to reduce flooding in their communities appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

16.  Record rain in St. Louis is what climate change looks like  

2022-07-27
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Yale Universities Climate Connections
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As the stormy pattern that inundated St. Louis shifts east, a multi-day flash flood threat targets the central Appalachians. The post Record rain in St. Louis is what climate change looks like appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

17.  Shifting Sands: Carolina's Outer Banks Face a Precarious Future  

2022-07-14
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Yale E360
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Despite the risks of building on barrier islands, developers kept constructing homes on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Now, as sea level rises and storms become more frequent and powerful, the famed vacation spot is fighting an increasingly difficult battle to keep from washing away.Read more on E36...

18.  Massive floods in South Asia kill hundreds, displace millions  

2022-07-09
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World Socialist Web Site
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The Indian and Bangladesh governments have responded to the crisis with contempt for the victims, refusing to provide adequate relief materials, rescue equipment, medicines, trained personnel and infrastructure.

19.  Army Corps of Engineers invests in natural solutions to reduce flooding  

2022-07-07
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Yale Universities Climate Connections
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Recent projects include reestablishing dunes, giving rivers more room to flood, and more. The post Army Corps of Engineers invests in natural solutions to reduce flooding appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

20.  Biden’s new vision for the National Flood Insurance Program  

2022-06-23
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Grist
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The administration's flood insurance reforms could improve transparency — and make some Americans more vulnerable.

21.  Post-Flood Yellowstone Rebuilding Could Cost More Than $1 Billion  

2022-06-22
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Yale E360
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Restoring Yellowstone National Park after recent floods washed away bridges and roads could cost more than $1 billion, and the effort could take years given the challenge of making repairs in a protected landscape.Read more on E360 →

22.  Extreme flooding ‘dramatically changes’ Yellowstone National Park  

2022-06-16
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NationofChange
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“Exactly the kinds of things that we’re seeing, even with this type of event, is what we’re projecting we will see more of in the coming decades.”

23.  How New Orleans neighborhoods are using nature to reduce flooding  

2022-06-08
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Grist
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Flood resilience takes a village — and a lot less concrete.

24.  How inland America is adapting to high water  

2022-06-08
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Grist
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We spoke with community leaders, government officials, and residents all across “flyover country” about how they’re protecting their hometowns.

25.  Hot Planet Made Deadly South African Floods Twice as Likely: Climate Scientists  

2022-05-13
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Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“We need to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to a new reality where floods and heatwaves are more intense and damaging,” said a co-author of the study.

26.  It’s raining harder than ever. New research says climate change is to blame.  

2022-04-27
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Grist
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Warmer temperatures cause heavier rainfall across the U.S. — even in the driest cities.

29.  Historic flooding and a housing crisis left evicted Nooksack members with nowhere to go.  

2022-02-09
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Grist
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Faced with disenrollment and climate change, Nooksack tribal members are seeking human rights protections from the U.N.

30.  Flood survivors urge Congress to change inadequate insurance  

2022-01-11
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Grist
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A petition argues that the federal government’s current flood insurance policies are ill-equipped for an era of climate crisis.