Helicopter on rescue mission at Mexican hospital after deadly floods
08 September 2021 | 11:22 am
A helicopter was dispatched to rescue people from a hospital in central Mexico, where at least 17 patients have died after floods swept through, causing power outages and disrupting oxygen therapy.
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Victims are still being recovered from two villages in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo where floods have killed more than 400 people in one of the country's deadliest disasters.
An overlap of the conflicts in Ukraine and African countries with climate change-triggered disasters around the world has increased the number of internally displaced people to a record 71.1 million at the end of 2022.
Heavy floods have followed two days of severe rainfall in northern Italy, leaving at least three people dead. Formula One's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix has been called off.
A helicopter crashed while inspecting power lines damaged by storms in the Italian province of Ravenna. Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni is set to leave the G7 summit in Japan earlier to lead the response to flooding.
Activists poured charcoal into the waters of Rome's most famous fountain, calling for action against climate change. Rome's mayor condemned the "absurd attacks."
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The floods come as other parts of China battle intense heat waves. Chinese officials have warned the country to expect "multiple natural disasters" including typhoons in July.
The children were playing cricket during a break in the monsoon rains when they got caught in the landslide. Authorities have already issued alerts for more heavy rains, raising risks of fresh flooding.
Water from floods that destroyed entire villages and displaced thousands still remains — and plans to drain it have stalled. There is no hope that villagers will soon return to their submerged homes.
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