Mass evacuation by boat bridge in flood-hit Chinese villages
23 July 2021 | 10:13 am
Residents of several floods that disrupted Chinese villages in Henan province were evacuated with an emergency boat bridge built overnight.
Following the devastating floods in western Germany, many winery owners in the Ahr Valley are facing financial disaster. Now special wine bottles soiled with mud are being sold to stave off ruin.
The Greens have long warned of the extreme weather effects of climate change. Now, they're proposing a program to prevent a recurrence of July's flood disaster.
Armin Laschet and Olaf Scholz have been touring areas devastated by floods, promising funds and reconstruction help. As residents sour on Laschet's leadership, Scholz sees his popularity rising.
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