flooding


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(https://www.noaa.gov/media-release/spring-outlook-historic-widespread-flooding-to-continue-through-may) NOAA's spring outlook contained dire warnings , saying the recent flooding that hit several states - Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri - was just a glimpse of what may come next.
The following month saw severe flooding in central and southern Texas that prompted Governor Greg Abbott to declare a state of disaster in 18 counties.
In order to ensure the menace remains a hazard and not a disaster by averting flooding disasters, the Oyo state government has done a lot to ensure that the issue of flooding remains a thing of the past in Ibadan by expending billions of naira on construction of bridges and culverts in flood prone areas, dredging and expansion of rivers as well as clearing of drainages and water across the states.
"By 2039, when the scheme [ends], the market needs to have risk-reflective pricing and at this point we also want to ensure that both premiums and excesses [deductibles] remain affordable for the majority of households at risk of flooding."
The UK has seen a pattern of severe flooding over the past 10 years linked to an increase in extreme weather events, such as winter storms, as the country's climate changes.
They will help businesses and residents to understand their risk of flooding and ensuring those in floodrisk areas are signed up to receive free flood warnings.
After flood in Pakistan displaced two million people and left more than 10 million at risk of disease outbreak because they lack access to clean water, renewed flooding in Pakistan has displaced an additional one million people over the past 48 hours alone, setting back a relief effort that has struggled due to paltry donations.
THOUSANDS of North East homes at risk of flooding are to be better protected under a new scheme.
Flood families given new hope of cover FAMILIES who have to live with the threat of flooding are being given new help - by an insurance industry that has often turned its back on them.
Every year, flooding causes an average of $50 billion in damages, making it the costliest and most common natural disaster in the United States.
This year saw the launch of two major innovations - the Manor Prime range of bespoke wooden flood doors and the WAR nonreturn valve which gives protection from flooding and rodents in domestic and commercial drain systems.
If there were no reservoirs then river beds would have gone higher due to years of siltation and flooding would have increased as Indus flows at higher level in Sindh than the adjacent ground and is contained by bunds.