Global Flood News: Devastating floods hit South of France

October 3, 20140 Comments

Floods in the South of France, September 2014

International News

60+ towns declared natural disaster sites following floods in the South of France

The French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has officially declared at least 60 towns as natural disaster sites, with more than 4,000 people in the region receiving treatment at emergency centres.

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North American News

Floods swamp part of Texas

El Paso, Roswell and Carlsbad are among the cities worst affected by recent floods in Texas.

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South American News

Post flood related diseases and food insecurity in Bolivia

An ACT Alliance Alert has revealed the extent of the problems facing Bolivia following major flooding events at the start of 2014.

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European News

Image showing Montpellier under water

The Local has published images showing the full extent of the floods in the South of France.

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African News

Sudan population at risk of disease following floods

Authorities in South Sudan’s Northern Bahr el Ghazal state have warned that its population is at risk of an outbreak of disease due to the devastating floods that hit the region.

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Asian News

Anger among Kasmir flood victims

Anger has arisen in India over what many consider the inadequate government response to the recent monsoon flooding.

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Australian News

Rising sea levels could cost Australia $226bn

Analysis by the Climate Council finds Australia is likely to experience rises of 0.4m to 1m, putting infrastructure at risk.

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