At least 180 killed in India and Nepal flooding – DW News

Scores of people have been killed in devastating flooding and landslides in Nepal and India. Parts of the region are experiencing some of the heaviest post-monsoon rains in years. Rescue efforts have begun, but the damage is already immense.

U.S. declares a public health emergency post-Hurricane Ida

U.S. health officials Monday declared public health emergencies for Louisiana and Mississippi, seeking to suspend government red tape that may get in the way of providing help to people affected by Hurricane Ida. The emergency declaration by Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra puts a pause on certain payment rules and other requirements thatContinue reading “U.S. declares a public health emergency post-Hurricane Ida”

Angela Merkel calls for climate change action as she surveys deadly German flood damage

“The German language hardly knows any words for the devastation that has been caused here,” the chancellor said. The train station has been reduced to rubble, wrecked cars lie on the tracks and uprooted trees line the riverbank. Hundreds of people in the village of Heimersheim were still without power Sunday as police combed theContinue reading “Angela Merkel calls for climate change action as she surveys deadly German flood damage”

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