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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. 

 

Torrential rains in Peru have caused widespread devastation, and left more than 70 people dead.

Torrential rains in Peru have caused widespread devastation, and left more than 70 people dead. On Sunday, Pope Francis prayed for victims of the flooding, and for those involved in relief efforts.

Pope prays for victims of flooding in Peru

19/03/2017 12:22

At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis assured the people of Peru of his closeness to them, at a time when their country has been struck by “devastating floods.”

 

Flooding in Skopje, the capital of Macedonia

Flooding in Skopje, the capital of Macedonia.

Balkans suffering from storms, flash flooding

08/08/2016 12:11

The government of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has declared a state of emergency Sunday in parts of the capital Skopje hit by torrential rain and floods that authorities say left at least 21 people dead, with six others missing.

Soldiers remove mud and debris from the remains of a house destroyed by a mudslide.

Soldiers remove mud and debris from the remains of a house destroyed by a mudslide. Tropical Storm Floyd struck Mexico on Sunday, causing landslides that destroyed numerous villages and dozens of deaths.

Hurricane Earl strikes Caribbean, Mexico

08/08/2016 12:04

Landslides due to Hurricane Earl have killed 38 people in Mexico, with the death toll expected to rise.