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21 recommended articles and videos in the "Global Floods" category.
1.  The never-ending fallout of the Lismore floods: ‘People are just worn down’  


Climate crisis | The Guardian
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In February 2022, the first of two catastrophic floods wiped out communities in the NSW northern rivers. A year on, the crisis is nowhere near overGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastIn February the hills and valleys of the New South Wales northern rivers are gree...

2.  Fifteen Million People at Risk of Severe Floods From Melting Glaciers  


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Rising temperatures could worsen glacial lake outbursts, unleashing massive inland waves on downstream communities, a study finds

3.  Kimberley floods: 'the worst flooding Western Australia has ever seen'  

How many extreme floods do there have to be before counties do something about climate change?

4.  ‘Everyone has to work so the family can survive’: floods in Nigeria force children out of schools  


Climate crisis | The Guardian
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Fears of child exploitation as families have little choice but to send sons and daughters out to work to help make ends meet after the country’s deadliest floodsJust before the heavy rains began, most schoolchildren were about to start the new term. Jonah Ovat’s three teenage sons were excited abou...

5.  Australia’s ‘unraveling’ climate risk leaving more homes uninsurable against flooding, expert warns  


Climate crisis | The Guardian
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‘We’re now seeing that the system is not able to cope with climate change,’ insurance analyst saysGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastWhen Kim Sly moved to a lower-lying area of Forbes four years ago, she was asked to pay $12,000 a year for flood insurance.The bil...

6.  Climate change made deadly rainfall in West Africa 80% more likely to happen  


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A new study says climate change also made the weather 20 percent wetter.

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