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World - Africa
12/4/2022 10:05:00 PM
Flash flooding that followed heavy rains has killed at least 14 people taking part in religious rituals in Johannesburg, with others still missing, emergency services said Sunday.

COP27 - Climate change
11/22/2022 7:47:43 PM
In conflict-ravaged nations like Yemen and Somalia, devastating floods and droughts kill hundreds of people and uproot tens of thousands from their homes.

World - Africa
11/19/2022 10:35:34 PM
Two days of flooding and landslides in eastern DR Congo have claimed more than 20 lives, officials and police said Saturday.

COP27 - Focus
11/18/2022 1:09:22 PM
One of the world's first cities came close to being wiped off the map during tragic floods this summer in Pakistan. Though Mohenjo Daro survived, it has become a symbol of the threat global warming poses to humanity's cultural heritage.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/16/2022 7:31:38 PM
The European Union on Wednesday said it would dedicate more than $1 billion in climate funding to help countries in Africa boost their resilience in the face of the accelerating impact of global warming.

COP27 - Climate change
11/11/2022 10:35:10 AM
Battling droughts, sandstorms, floods, wildfires, coastal erosion, cyclones and other weather events exacerbated by climate change, the African continent needs to adapt, but it needs funds to do so, leaders and negotiators from the continent said at the U.N. climate summit.

COP27 - Climate change
11/9/2022 10:28:36 PM
Pakistan's foreign minister repeated calls for compensation for the unprecedented destruction caused to the country by this summer's flooding, saying debt relief could be a mechanism for doing so.

COP27 - Climate change
11/8/2022 1:57:00 PM
Number of children affected by flooding in Chad, Gambia, Pakistan and north-east Bangladesh highest in over 30 years.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/7/2022 11:08:00 PM
The UN's chief warned Monday that nations must cooperate or face "collective suicide" in the fight against climate change, at a summit where developing countries reeling from global warming demanded more action from rich polluters.

COP27 - Climate change
11/7/2022 9:40:54 AM
It was a total loss - the type that is usually glossed over in big impersonal statistics like $40 billion in damage from this summer's Pakistan floods that put one-third of the nation underwater.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/6/2022 7:20:09 PM
The UN's COP27 climate summit kicked off Sunday in Egypt with warnings against backsliding on efforts to cut emissions and calls for rich nations to compensate poor countries after a year of extreme weather disasters.

COP27 - To Know
11/6/2022 5:56:45 PM
Climate change has led to extreme weather events such as floods and drought. These events have become more frequent and more severe. Natural disasters associated with climate change have a devastating effect on people’s lives, destroying homes, roads and others key infrastructure.

COP27 - Climate change
11/1/2022 7:48:22 PM
The world needs to set aside an area bigger than the United States for tree planting and other measures to meet climate pledges, according to research published Tuesday that warned against "unrealistic" carbon-cutting plans.

World - International
10/30/2022 10:41:03 AM
Emergency workers scrambled to rescue residents trapped by floods in and around the Philippine capital on Sunday as Tropical Storm Nalgae swept out of the country after killing at least 48 people.

COP27 - Focus
10/22/2022 9:46:14 PM
Flooding caused by torrential rain in Niger has left 195 people dead and affected more than 322,000, an official toll showed on Saturday.

COP27 - Climate change
10/22/2022 10:18:25 AM
Ocheiga Enoch isn't expecting much of a rice harvest from north-central Nigeria after floodwaters submerged his fields and those of so many other farmers this season.

COP27 - Climate change
10/21/2022 7:11:48 PM
The devastating floods in South Sudan have blocked aid from reaching displaced people, the UN said Friday, warning that a camp housing 75,000 Sudanese refugees would receive no food this month.

COP27 - Focus
10/20/2022 7:04:21 PM
Usman Musa had spent more than $1,300 on his 10-hectare rice farm in Nigeria's Kogi state, now submerged by the country's worst floods in a decade.

Business - Energy
10/20/2022 3:55:25 PM
A major Nigerian energy company says it cannot deliver natural gas as promised in its contracts after deadly flooding hindered its operations, raising concerns about whether Africa's largest economy can meet increased local and international demands during an energy crisis provoked by Russia's war in Ukraine.

COP27 - Climate change
10/19/2022 8:01:31 PM
One of the poorest and most arid states in the world, the landlocked nation of Chad has been hit by exceptional floods that have affected hundreds of thousands of lives.

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