Monday, 15th August 2022

Flash floods: Rebuild and prepare

By France24
13 December 2021   |   11:33 am
Flash floods engulfing cities and washing away entire communities are yet another reminder of the climate crisis. But are we bound to live with the ever-present danger of deadly downpours? And how can cities prepare for the next big disaster? We take a closer look in this edition of Down to Earth.


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