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Severe floods in Southeast Asia claim at least 28 lives

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Severe floods in Southeast Asia claim at least 28 lives Heavy rains and floods since the beginning of the month have left at least 28 people dead and hundreds of thousands affected in Southeast Asian countries of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. Most of the fatalities were in Vietnam and Cambodia, where thousands... Read more...

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Wildfires rage across South America, causing ‘total destruction’

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Wildfires rage across South America, causing «total destruction» Wildfires have been tearing through parts of South America this year, particularly Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, and Paraguay, causing «total destruction» in some parts of the continent, according to primatologist Martin Kowalewski, who measured the scale of... Read more...

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Statistics: Sharp increase in natural disasters over the past 20 years

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A new United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) report confirms how extreme weather events have come to dominate the disaster landscape at the beginning of 21st century. Floods and storms were the most prevalent disaster events, followed by... Read more...

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