Xi Jinping calls for more effective risk-control measures

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for all-out efforts in rescue and relief operations in flooded areas across the country and stressed that ensuring people's lives and safety is a top priority. Noting that the flood control situation is tough and has entered a critical period, Xi ordered local governments in flood-hit areas to fulfill … Continue reading Xi Jinping calls for more effective risk-control measures

Most Properties in Florida Flood Zone are not Insured

As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, an Associated Press analysis shows a steep drop in flood insurance across the state, including the areas most endangered by what could be a devastating storm surge. In just five years, the state's total number of federal flood insurance policies has fallen by 15 percent, according to Federal … Continue reading Most Properties in Florida Flood Zone are not Insured

How You can help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey made landfall Friday as a Category 4 storm, slamming Texas with brutal winds and severe flooding, leaving Houston underwater and millions of residents in need of aid. Here are some ways you can help. Red Cross Texas Gov. Greg Abbott recommended that those who want to help victims should donate to the American Red … Continue reading How You can help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Casualties in Sierra Leone Mudslide rise over 500

Over 500 dead bodies have been found and buried in the aftermath of Sierra Leone's mudslides. A report from The Associated Press confirmed that churches around the country held special services on Sunday in honor of all flood victims. Authorities and hospital staff say the death toll will likely increase, AP adds. Over 600 persons … Continue reading Casualties in Sierra Leone Mudslide rise over 500

Horror: Scary Caskets Float On Water After Deadly Flood Ravaged Louisiana.

In what appears to be a real American horror story, a number of coffins have floated on water--presumably from their graves--after a deadly flood ravaged Louisiana. Image shows coffins floating on water after the floods. Why won't natural disasters just let the dead rest in peace? This is horrible. Reports confirm the floods have killed … Continue reading Horror: Scary Caskets Float On Water After Deadly Flood Ravaged Louisiana.

15 Persons Dead And More Missing, After Flooding Rain And Landslides In Macedonia.

Skopje, the capital city of Macedonia has suffered flooding rain, and at least 15 persons are said to have drowned. The death occurred after an all-night storm measuring about three and a half inches (93mm). Image shows a location in the capital city, Skopje (Source: BBC).  According to a BBC report, an official said "their bodies were … Continue reading 15 Persons Dead And More Missing, After Flooding Rain And Landslides In Macedonia.