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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.

 Indian locals stands near the gates of Bhad Bhada dam after the water level of upper lake crosses danger mark level due to excessive rains in Bhopal,

Indian locals stands near the gates of Bhad Bhada dam after the water level of upper lake crosses danger mark level due to excessive rains in Bhopal, India, 12 July 2016

Floods kill 22 in central India, Church unable to help

12/07/2016 16:58

Incessant rains in the past five days have killed at least 22 people in India's Madhya Pradesh state, displacing hundreds of others and submerging homes, schools, hospitals and mission stations.

 

Villagers walk through an area in Central Java affected by landslides.  Dozens of people have been killed in landslides and flooding in the area

Villagers walk through an area in Central Java affected by landslides. Dozens of people have been killed in landslides and flooding in the area

Indonesia: floods, landslides kill dozens

20/06/2016 09:22

At least 35 people have been killed by landslides and floods on Indonesia's Java island and many others are missing.

 

A woman whose car was stranded stands in receding street flooding, after severe rainstorms moved through New Orleans in April

A woman whose car was stranded stands in receding street flooding, after severe rainstorms moved through New Orleans, Friday, April 1, 2016.

New report highlights world cities at flood risk

16/05/2016 11:57

A new report was published on Monday by the charity Christian Aid highlighting the world cities most at risk from future coastal flooding.

Paraguayan families affected by floods stay in shelters provided by the Paraguayan government in Asuncion, Paraguay,

Paraguayan families affected by floods stay in shelters provided by the Paraguayan government in Asuncion, Paraguay,

Thousands affected by South America floods

26/12/2015 17:59

Massive flooding has forced more than 150,000 people out of their homes in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay. 

An Indian girl gestures as she walks under clothing hung out to dry as floodwaters recede in Chennai on December 7, 2015

An Indian girl gestures as she walks under clothing hung out to dry as floodwaters recede in Chennai on December 7, 2015

India: Catholic churches to cancel Christmas celebrations to aid flood victims

10/12/2015 16:28

Catholic churches especially in Tamil Nadu are cancelling Christmas celebrations in order to divert funds to help victims of flooding in Chennai - the worst in more than a century