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A family of elephants walk across the dried out Mara River basin in southwest Kenya

A family of elephants walk across the dried out Mara River basin in southwest Kenya

Pope highlights climate change impact on rivers

23/10/2017 15:10

Pope Francis has expressed his concern about the effect of climate change on the most important water basins in the world in a message to a major international summit.

 

Indian farmers wade through flood waters to check their paddy fields submerged by monsoon rain in India.

Indian farmers wade through flood waters to check their paddy fields submerged by monsoon rain in India.

Pope Angelus: renewed prayers for those hit by US and South Asia floods

03/09/2017 12:38

During his Angelus address in St Peter’s Square on Sunday Pope Francis renewed his spiritual closeness to the populations of South Asia, which are still suffering the consequences of devastating floods.

Flood waters in Malda, West Bengal, India

Flood waters in Malda, West Bengal, India

South Asia floods affect 1.8 million children

01/09/2017 12:39

 At least 18,000 schools have been damaged or destroyed by South Asia’s worst flooding in years, which is putting children’s education and long-term well-being at risk, warns Save the Children in a report on Aug 31.

 

Food affected villagers in India's Assam state.

Food affected villagers in India's Assam state.

Heavy rains, floods across South Asia

15/08/2017 14:49

Heavy monsoon rains in parts of Nepal, Bangladesh and India have killed more than 160 people.

 

According to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) forests can hold back flood water by nearly 72 hours.

According to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) forests can hold back flood water by nearly 72 hours.

Green Pakistan Programme ‎

24/07/2017 16:04

Over 100 million saplings will be planted across Pakistan in a campaign to boost the nation’s depleting forest cover to mitigate the impact of floods and climate change.