Global Flood News: Devastating floods wreak havoc in Malawi and Mozambique

January 16, 20150 Comments

Floods in Malawi January 2015

International News

Thousands displaced by floods in Malawi and Mozambique

Heavy rain has caused devastating floods in Malawi and Mozambique, with an estimated 25 people killed and thousands more displaced. A major highway in Mozambique split after two bridges collapsed as a result of the severe flooding.

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North American News

Independent consumer advocate to aid Sandy flood victims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced that a new, independent consumer advocate will be available to help Superstorm Sandy victims who run into issues with their flood insurance providers.

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South American News

Major floods affect São Paulo

Bloomberg has published video footage of major floods affecting Brazil’s largest city, São Paulo.

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European News

Ambiental’s new UKFloodMap4™ product featured on GISCafe

Following the recent release of Ambiental’s fourth generation UK flood dataset, GISCafe have reported on the details.

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African News

Floods in Malawi threaten this year’s crops

Following the intense floods in Malawi and Mozambique, Malawi’s president has declared a state of emergency in 15 of the country’s 28 Districts.

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Asian News

China offers flood relief to Sri Lanka

Following the devastating floods in Sri Lanka late last year, China has offered 20 million yuan as humanitarian aid.

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Australian News

Tourist stranded following heavy rain in Australia’s outback

Heavy rain in South Australia’s far north will see several roads and tracks closed for weeks with reports some tourists are stranded in the region.

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