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4 Nov
Nearly two months after flooding destroyed vast swaths of rural Pakistan, communities hoping to rebuild are still waiting for much-needed financial aid from the government.
16 Oct
Pakistan is dealing with its worst climate disaster on record. UN figures estimate some 1,700 people have lost their lives. Millions remain displaced. In the Sindh province, most villages are either still underwater, or surrounded by stagnant, dirty water leading to a spike in waterborne diseases.
9 Sep
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is likely to appeal for more international aid for Pakistan's flood victims when he arrives in the South Asian country on Friday. But is the aid reaching those who really need it?
25 Aug
As yearly floods increase in severity, residents are increasingly struggling to rebuild their homes.
26 Apr 2022
South African police Sergeant Busisiwe Mjwara was searching the Msunduzi River for three people who were swept away in heavy flooding when she and her dog drowned. Their deaths highlight the risks to emergency services personnel when they are called upon to save victims of extreme weather events, which are becoming more frequent as the climate warms.
24 Dec 2021
This summer, catastrophic floods hit the Ahr valley in western Germany. Half a year later, with winter drawing in, DW reporter Peter Hille traveled there to meet people who are slowly beginning to resume their lives.

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