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The U.S. Strategy for Flood Resilience Is Underwater

The U.S. Strategy for Flood Resilience Is Underwater

Intense storms produced over 20 inches of rain in the Baton Rouge area. The resulting flood crisis claimed the lives of 13 people, and over 20,000 people had to be rescued by the Coast Guard and other first responders. Over 40,000 homes are damaged, many irreparably. President Barack Obama’s administration has granted an emergency disaster declaration expected to apply to more than 30 parishes — nearly half of all parishes in the state…

 

At least nine dead as Typhoon Lionrock pummels Japan

At least nine dead as Typhoon Lionrock pummels Japan

At least nine dead as Typhoon Lionrock pummels Japan

Nine bodies were found in a home for the elderly in the town of Iwaizumi in Iwate Prefecture, which suffered flooding following Typhoon Lionrock, police tell CNN.  Rescue operations are underway to rescue 400 people who are stranded due to flooding and landslides, according to a statement by the town’s prefecture disaster prevention office.  Over 1,100 people were evacuated from their homes and are taking shelter in public facilities across Iwaizumi, the statement says.  Prefectural officials confirmed that nine bodies were found in the Ran Ran retirement home after the nearby Omoto river broke its banks. Police are working to identify the bodies…

 

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