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Flooding in Pakistan

Pakistan climate change: One third of the country is underwater

With the death toll rising to over 1200 people, Pakistan suffers the burden of climate change with extreme floods.
climate fragility

Scientists say human activity responsible for climate fragility

In a study of over 2,000 streams around North America, researchers reveal the escalating impact human activity has on flooding - creating climate fragility.
climate emergency declarations

How can innovation help turn climate emergency declarations into real actions?

Dr Xander Wang is leading the Climate Smart Lab to innovate smart technologies supporting climate change adaptation at regional and local scales
coastal regions

The secret link between deforestation and flooding in West Africa

The frequency of thunderstorms has doubled in the last 30 years, in some fast-growing West African coastal cities.
socioeconomic vulnerability

Climate change disproportionately impacts Indigenous communities

Research by the University of Waterloo reveals that Indigenous communities are at higher risk from climate change flooding, due to pre-existing socioeconomic vulnerability.
flood monitoring

Fighting climate change with autonomous flood monitoring

Neelam Sandhu, SVP, Chief Elite Customer Success Officer at BlackBerry, explores how autonomous year-round flood monitoring and intelligent early warning systems can be deployed by local municipalities to protect communities from natural disasters.
flood mapping tool, agricultural planning

Flood-mapping tool could change how agricultural planning works

A new flood-mapping tool, containing data from 1985 to now, could be what people need for agricultural planning that protects food security.
immediate tax relief

Government gives immediate tax relief to those affected by flood damage

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that households and business owners significantly affected by recent flooding will receive immediate tax relief.
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Environment Agency continues to tackle flooding across the UK

Ongoing river flooding continues to impact communities in parts of South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire.
UK's infrastructure

Can the UK’s infrastructure cope with extreme weather?

As people across the country attempt to commute to work and school amid icy conditions, it will become increasingly difficult to ignore the realities of climate change. Here we discuss if the UK's infrastructure is prepared to face these difficulties.
flooded populations, water borne disease

WHO sends help to flooded populations across Africa

Erratic 2019 weather patterns have created increased flooded populations, bringing the sinister risk of water-borne diseases.

Hull’s £42 million tidal flood scheme given go ahead

£42 million tidal flood scheme has now had final sign off from the Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
flood defences

Planning application submitted for Leeds flood defences

Plans for the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk along the River Aire have now been submitted.
flood wall

Port of Blyth complete Northumberland £600,000 flood scheme

The Environment Agency and Port of Blyth have worked together to build a £600,000 flood wall to protect homes and businesses in Blyth.
coal mines

Coal Authority highlights green initiatives from Britain’s coal mines

To welcome Green GB Week, the Coal Authority has shown how its award-winning approach to delivering sustainable solutions has come from Britain’s coal mining legacy.
tackle flooding

Environment Agency says that a different approach is needed to tackle flooding over next...

The Environment Agency’s Chief Executive Sir James Bevan has highlighted the need for a new approach in his keynote speech at the annual Flood and Coast Conference
flood risk

Households warned to be aware of flood risk from thawing snow

A flood resilience campaigner is warning households to be prepared for the thaw which could cause flooding following the recent spell of wintry conditions across the UK
flood defence scheme

Exeter to begin work on flood defence scheme

Essential construction will begin on station road in April 2018 as part of a flood defence scheme
frequent flooding

Environment Agency launch campaign to prepare for frequent flooding

The Environment Agency have warned that climate change will cause more frequent flooding in the UK and have launched their 'Flood Action Campaign' to prepare those at risk.
prepare for floods

Environment Agency help children to prepare for floods at school

The Environment Agency are running ‘Flood Weeks’ at schools in the North East of England to help children prepare for floods in their local areas.

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