Flood

Flood

Inundation; includes: flash floods

The state's new budget includes historic funding for flood resilience. Leaders at the local and state level are looking to projects and designs that harness the ability of nature to absorb and capture stormwater.
The Pew Charitable Trusts
A Bangladeshi man counts money on hand
A quantitative study on anticipatory actions taken in 2020 confirms several positive effects, but also shows some unexpected results.
Anticipation Hub
Commuters wade knee deep floods in Jakarta, Indonesia
The policy director of the UN agency that coordinates international humanitarian relief efforts called for ‘transformational shifts’ in thinking and action at the climate summit in Glasgow.
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Headquarters
From floodplain identification to flood hazard map to availability of rain gauges, CAG report points out shortcomings in Kerala’s flood response.
Down To Earth
‘We still have floods and cyclones that cause a lot of damage, but we don’t lose lives.’
The New Humanitarian
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2018
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Save the Children International
A man brings food aid packs out of a warehouse in Gambela, Ethiopia
Extreme weather, rising seas and hotter temperatures are increasingly affecting farmers and their harvests. What needs to change - and what could help?
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
This image shows cows on flooded farmland.
When an atmospheric river hit British Columbia in mid-November, it unleashed record-breaking rainfall triggering devastating floods and mudslides. The provincial government declared a state of emergency on Nov. 17, activating evacuation orders for several communities.
Conversation Media Group, the