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Floods and climate change

In many parts of the world, more intense rainfall is bringing worse flooding. What can be done to ease the problem?

Insurers float fast flood protection, as UK fails to confront risk Laurie Goering
South Africa's floods a 'teachable moment' for climate adaptation Kim Harrisberg
Flood prevention could bring 'huge' payoff as global risks rise Laurie Goering
U.S. overhauls flood insurance to meet rising climate change risks David Sherfinski
Who wins, who loses from the boom in climate prediction startups? Avi Asher-Schapiro
Rising flood risk threatens scant supply of low-cost U.S. homes Carey L. Biron
As Amazon losses continue, Brazil faces future of floods, drought Fabio Zuker
Flood risk for 1 million in Phnom Penh as wetlands destroyed Rina Chandran
'Freak events': Karachi floods hint at shifting monsoon Rina Saeed Khan
Uganda wants people to leave flooded wetlands - and not come back Liam Taylor
U.S. urged to update flood maps and building rules as risks rise Laurie Goering
Climate change blamed for a third of US flood losses in 3 decades Laurie Goering
Insurance firm offers mental health support as UK flood risk rises Laurie Goering
Weakened by war and floods, Yemen fights twin health threat Saeed Al-Batati
Rising seas could make U.S. coastal flooding a daily peril Laurie Goering
Worsened by tree loss, flooding forces migration in Afghanistan Stefanie Glinski
UK 'not prepared' for climate threats, from heat to food shortages Laurie Goering
A year after Cyclone Amphan, for some survivors 'there is nothing' Rafiqul Islam Montu
To avert future flood chaos, Jakarta urged to defend nature Michael Taylor
Extreme weather the biggest reason people fled homes in 2020 Laurie Goering
Conserve or develop? Protecting floodplains could cut flood costs Carey L. Biron
After brutal spring floods, US farmers face big losses Stephen Starr
Bangladesh promises to improve flood warnings after complaints Naimul Karim
Affordability, tradition curb Bangladesh demand for floating homes Rina Chandran
Without flood protection, Venice risks loss of heritage status Anna Scholz-Carlson
After spring floods, Nairobi moves to cut disaster risks Wesley Langat
Danger lingers two years after Colombia's deadly Mocoa landslide Anastasia Moloney
As slumdwellers battle to stay afloat, little help is on the way Sebastien Malo
Stop building on floodplains, say flood-hit U.S. families Sebastien Malo
UK urged to spend £1 bln/yr on flood defences as world warms Sonia Elks
As sea levels rise, homes keep sprouting in US flood zones Sebastien Malo
'Catastrophic' floods rising on Amazon River Sophie Hares
South American cities harness tech and nature to tackle floods Anastasia Moloney
With pumps and canals, Sri Lanka’s capital moves to cut flood risk Amantha Perera
Water harvesting has added benefit for Kenya: less flooding Caroline Wambui
'Now I'm nothing': Zimbabwe floods leave local traders destitute Ray Mwareya
Indonesia dam burst raises alarm over unchecked forest clearing Ian Morse
As flood waters recede, Jakarta residents sue governor Rina Chandran
As Bangladesh floods worsen, crab farms help families tread water Manipadma Jena
Bangladesh tries new way to aid flood-hit families: cash up front Naimul Karim
As rains lash Sri Lanka, warnings arrive on time Amantha Perera
Poor farmers need better protection from costly disasters - UN Michael Taylor
Warming will put millions more at flood risk in next 20 years Alex Whiting
Protect coastal, island communities now as seas rise - scientists Laurie Goering
Kitchen building material could cut urban flooding by half Michael Taylor
Bangkok fights floods with thirsty landscaping Rina Chandran
'The water's not going anywhere' - Louisiana faces climate threats Nicky Milne
Floods predicted to uproot 50 mln a year as climate heats up Megan Rowling
Cooperation to curb Asia’s climate risks still too rare–scientists Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
Flood-prone Bangkok struggles to keep canal slums dry Michael Taylor
After eastern Zimbabwe floods, water shortages parch Harare Tonderayi Mukeredzi
Unfettered construction raises U.S. hurricane costs Reuters
African nations to get profiles of drought and flood risk Nicole Hoey
After an August drenching, Karachi confronts rising flood risk Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
From Bhutan to Cambodia, early warning saves lives in floods Rina Chandran
As wild weather worsens, Malawi forecasts get a $16 mln makeover Charles Mkoka
Armed with smartphones and boots, Niger youths map flood risks Morgane Le Cam
Mumbai floods prompt calls for crackdown on India's urban sprawl Rina Chandran
Texas city loses water, 44 dead, thousands of survivors rescued Reuters
Beyond Harvey: deadly floods bring havoc to Africa, Asia Anna Pujol-Mazzini
Storm Harvey's rainfall likely linked to climate change - U.N. Reuters
Worst monsoon floods in years kill more than 1,200 across Asia Reuters
Washington urged to heed Harvey climate warning Sophie Hares
Aid workers struggle as South Asia floods affect millions Gopal Sharma and Zarir Hussain
India plans 800-mile highway to curb floods in northeast Rina Chandran
As dengue cases soar, Sri Lanka battles a deadly foe: mosquitoes Amantha Perera
City plan aims for flood-free growth in Argentina's Santa Fe Sophie Hares
Bangkok struggles to protect slum dwellers as floods worsen Thin Lei Win
As disaster hits again, early warning messages fly in Sri Lanka Amantha Perera
As Indian Kashmir's valleys turn to concrete, flooding fears rise Athar Parvaiz
Floating homes, fish ponds among winners of $10 mln award Thin Lei Win
Abnormal El Nino in Peru unleashes deadly downpours; more flooding Reuters
"Nuisance" floods may cost U.S. cities as much as major hurricane JD Capelouto
After Katrina, New Orleans learns to live with water Megan Rowling
Drones help Tanzania slum residents map flood risk Kizito Makoye
Disaster-savvy students protect Bangladesh families from floods Mushfique Wadud
New York City at risk of flooding every two decades: climate study Sebastien Malo
Natural disasters in China kill more than 800 since June Reuters
Mountain Pakistan walls off glacial lake flash floods Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
India struggles to evacuate villagers as floods wreak havoc Jatindra Dash
Flood-hit Bangladesh plans to keep food safe in home silos Syful Islam
Dakar suburbs strive to turn floodwaters from foe to friend Megan Rowling
Cameroon fights flooding by turning plastic waste into jobs Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Pakistan expands glacier monitoring in effort to cut disaster risk Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
Smart spending could tackle disasters in Uganda before they happen Zoe Tabary
Indonesia prepares rural flood defences to protect crops Reuters
India's most flood-prone state aided by new satellite mapping Manipadma Jena
In home-grown innovation, Pakistani village rises above flood woes Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
As floods hit, Pakistan's Kalasha fear for their way of life Rina Saeed Khan
Severe drought, floods destroy crops in Papua New Guinea highlands Catherine Wilson
Tanzania gives free land to coax flood victims from disaster zones Kizito Makoye
Dakar women grow herb business from floodwater Kathryn M. Werntz
Tweets turned into flood maps that could help save lives Megan Rowling
As more flooding looms, Kashmir remains vulnerable to disaster Athar Parvaiz
Watch groups save lives in flood-prone Pakistan valleys Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
Thailand tests floating homes in region grappling with floods Alisa Tang
Floods in Angola kill at least 64, toll expected to rise Joseph D'Urso
Floods, storms and heat projected to cost SE Asia $34bln per year Alisa Tang
Malawi floods expose need to step up disaster prevention Karen Sanje
Flood-hit Cameroon to demolish low-lying urban homes Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Mombasa draws up master plan to combat worsening flooding Anthony Langat
Malawi's recovery from devastating floods may cost $400 mln - UN Kieran Guilbert
Pakistan moves to introduce flood-tolerant rice varieties Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
Early warning effort protects Nepali villagers from floods Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
Floods disrupt development on Cameroon's Bakassi Peninsula Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Floods leave thousands stranded in southern Chile Reuters
Women take on floods and hunger in rural Pakistan Rina Saeed Khan
Flood-resilient streams protect villagers in north Pakistan Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
Philippines produces 3D flood hazard map Imelda V. Abano
Floods affect over 1 million in Balkans, destruction "terrifying" Reuters
Cameroon steps up war on malaria amid worsening floods Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Could Britain manage floods like the Dutch? Matthijs Kok
As glaciers retreat in India, rivers shrink and floods grow Ashutosh Sharma
Sodden Britain ready to face climate change? Laurie Goering
Floods have halved Pakistan's economic growth - expert Aamir Saeed
Mozambique to upgrade flood protection system Charles Mangwiro
Andean glacier melt threatens floods, then drought Santiago Ortega Arango
Cameroon, Nigeria cooperate on flood prevention plan Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Bolivia floods affect 150,000 people as rains continue Anastasia Moloney
Heat, not floods, pushes Pakistanis to migrate - study Megan Rowling
Heavy rains trigger flooding in Vietnam, leaving 42 dead Alisa Tang
Fresh floods bring more misery to India's cyclone survivors Jatindra Dash
Guyana's farmers improve drainage to avert flood damage Johann Earle
Northeast Pakistan hit by 'surprise' floods Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
Head of flood-hit India state plans new development approach Nita Bhalla
Rural Zimbabweans struggle to cope with flooding Marko Phiri
Women, children at risk of trafficking after India floods Nita Bhalla
Ill-prepared Suriname faces worsening flooding Marvin Hokstam
Jakarta passes regulation to manage waste... and floods Thin Lei Win
Guyana's women farmers adapt to worsening flooding Johann Earle
Flood-ridden Cameroon pushes water filters to prevent disease Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
Flood-tolerant rice leads Guyana farm adaptation push Johann Earle
Erosion a huge contributor to flood disasters – experts Santiago Ortega Arango
Pakistan seeks to track flood risk from melting glaciers Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
Flood-stricken Pakistan seeks to improve weather forecasts Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
Flood-hit Pakistan moves toward disaster insurance Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio
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