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Floods and Flooding

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  • IMF to halt aid to Bosnia until agreed policies implemented

    SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund will hold off on disbursing the next tranche of Bosnia's aid program until the Balkan country implements agreed economic policies, most likely after the October election, a senior IMF official said on...
  • Storm leaves 200,000 displaced in Philippines, heads for Taiwan

    MANILA (Reuters) - Storm Fung-Wong churned towards Taiwan on Saturday after killing at least five people in the Philippines, and forcing some 200,000 people into temporary shelter, including in the capital Manila, to escape massive flooding. Most schools...
  • Group says Wehr's Dam should come down

    Group says Wehr's Dam should come down
    Wehr's Dam has been a fixture along the Jordan Creek in South Whitehall for more than a century. Built of timber and concrete like thousands of dams in waterways across Pennsylvania, it has outlived by more than six decades the grist mill it was built...
  • Cruising the world with Viking River Cruise

    Cruising the world with Viking River Cruise
    BORDEAUX, France "Looks like you're going cruising," I asked the ladies sitting across from me in the airport lounge. With their carry-on bags piled between us, I couldn't help spotting the Viking River Cruise tags on the handles. "Your first time?" I...
  • UK lawmakers say government environmental record ranges from bad to worse

    LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers say the government is doing a worse job of reducing air pollution, preventing flooding and protecting wildlife than it was four years ago, according to a report published on Tuesday. The Environmental Audit Committee'...
  • Maryland faces worse climate-driven flooding, report warns

    Maryland faces worse climate-driven flooding, report warns
    Baltimore and Annapolis are likely to suffer serious coastal flooding again before this century is over, and people and property in Ocean City and on the lower Eastern Shore face even greater risks as climate change accelerates sea level rise along...
  • Deerfield backs flood project for North Trail neighborhood

    Deerfield backs flood project for North Trail neighborhood
    Improvements to North Trail subdivision in Deerfield, which historically has had flooding problems after heavy rains, could be coming next year. At Monday night's Deerfield Village Board meeting, trustees approved an $82,100 contract for engineering and...
  • Disease fears hit Pakistan, India flood survivors

    ISLAMABAD Pakistan was rushing Tuesday to treat outbreaks of malaria and dengue in the central province of Punjab, as the death toll in the wake of two weeks of flooding crossed 300. Authorities dispatched medical aid including teams of doctors and...
  • Railroad stop log exercise will help town practice flood response

    Local emergency personnel will practice their flood response skills on Saturday, Sept. 27, when they build a stop-log structure at the levee gate off Cedar Street in East Hartford. According to Bruce Lockwood, the city's preparedness planning assistant,...
  • Pakistani Islamists use floods to turn opinion against India

    MULTAN Pakistan (Reuters) - Hafiz Saeed, widely considered one of South Asia's most dangerous militants, has no doubt who is to blame for devastating floods that have submerged swathes of Pakistani countryside and claimed hundreds of lives. "India...
  • Hurricane strands Newport Beach residents in Cabo

    Hurricane strands Newport Beach residents in Cabo
    A group of Newport Beach area residents got a firsthand look at Hurricane Odile, one of the strongest storms to strike the Baja California peninsula, as it tore through their vacation rental in Cabo San Lucas. Friends and family members are now trying...