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World - Region
9/19/2023 1:18:45 PM
More than 100 Syrians, including entire families, died in flash flooding that killed thousands in Libya's eastern city of Derna last week, a war monitor said.

World - Region
9/17/2023 7:43:40 PM
Zahra el-Gerbi wasn't expecting much of a response to her online fundraiser, but she felt she had to do something after four of her relatives died in the flooding that decimated the eastern Libyan city of Derna. She put out a call for donations for those displaced by the deluge.

World - Region
9/16/2023 8:54:04 PM
Two dams that burst in a hurricane-strength storm, unleashing a wall of water that killed thousands in the Libyan port of Derna, had been cracked since 1998, an official said.

World - Region
9/16/2023 3:42:09 PM
Flooding and lightning strikes in Yemen have killed eight civilians, an official and a doctor told AFP on Saturday, underscoring the threat of extreme weather in the war-ravaged country.

World - Region
9/16/2023 9:57:13 AM
Aid groups have warned of growing risk posed by the spread of disease that could compound the humanitarian crisis in Libya, as hopes of finding more survivors fade days after deadly flooding.

World - Region
9/15/2023 12:48:22 PM
Flash flooding in east Libya caused by Storm Daniel tore through the coastal city of Derna, leaving nearly 4,000 people dead, 10,000 missing and entire neighbourhoods in ruins.

World - Region
9/13/2023 6:52:02 PM
Flash flooding in east Libya caused by Storm Daniel tore through the coastal city of Derna, leaving upwards of 2,300 dead, 10,000 missing and entire neighbourhoods in ruins.

World - Region
9/13/2023 3:34:28 PM
The EU said Wednesday assistance from Germany, Romania and Finland had been dispatched to Libya after flooding killed at least 2,300 people, with thousands more missing.

World - Region
9/13/2023 1:59:31 PM
Italy began flying firefighting personnel and flooding experts to Libya Wednesday and also sent a ship to provide medical and logistical support following devastating floods, the defence ministry said.

World - Region
9/13/2023 12:01:18 PM
A storm that has killed thousands of people and left thousands more missing in Libya is the latest blow to a country that has been gutted by years of chaos and division.

World - Region
9/12/2023 9:53:00 AM
Mediterranean storm Daniel caused devastating floods in Libya that swept away entire neighborhoods and wrecked homes in multiple coastal towns in the east of the North African nation. As many as 2,000 people were feared dead, one of the country's leaders said Monday.

World - Region
9/3/2023 10:24:23 PM
Flooding caused by torrential rain has killed eight people in western Algeria, the country's civil defence service said on Sunday.

World - International
9/3/2023 7:26:02 PM
Much of southern Taiwan came to a standstill Sunday as Typhoon Haikui churned over towns and farmland. Residents were urged to stay home and flights, rail transport, ferry services, classes and outdoor events were suspended, but there were no reports of injuries or serious damage.

World - International
8/19/2023 6:24:42 PM
Hurricane Hilary headed for Mexico's Baja California Saturday as the U.S, National Hurricane Center predicted “catastrophic and life-threatening flooding” for the peninsula and for the southwestern United States, where it is forecast to make land as a tropical storm on Sunday.

World - International
7/23/2023 7:16:17 PM
Heavy flooding from seasonal rains in Afghanistan killed at least 31 people and left dozens missing over the past three days, while in neighboring Pakistan 13 people died due to heavy rains and landslides.

World - International
7/3/2023 11:10:46 AM
Heavy flooding has displaced thousands of people around China as the capital had a relative respite from sweltering heat.

World - War in Ukraine
6/13/2023 8:20:15 PM
The death toll following the destruction of the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant dam and intense flooding in the Kherson region has reached 17, head of the regional government Andrei Alekseyenko said Tuesday.

World - War in Ukraine
6/10/2023 4:09:05 PM
Ukraine’s military reported intense fighting with Russian forces on Saturday, while the country's nuclear energy agency said it put the last operating reactor at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant into a “cold shutdown” for safety as Russia's war on Ukraine drags on through its 16th month.

World - War in Ukraine
6/8/2023 10:25:55 AM
Flooding from the Kakhovka dam breach extends over 600 square kilometres on the Ukrainian-held right bank of the Dnipro River and the Russian-held left bank, the region's governor said on Thursday.

World - War in Ukraine
6/7/2023 8:05:00 AM
The UN warned Tuesday that the destruction of the Kakhovka dam in Ukraine could spark an environmental disaster and have dire humanitarian consequences for hundreds of thousands of people.

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