flood

A Wendy's store in floodwaters from the Missouri River.
Nati Harnik/AP
May 23, 2019 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is rushing to wrap up a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid package, but only after Democrats insisted on jettisoning President Donald Trump's $4.5 billion request to handle an unprecedented influx of migrants at the southern border. The disaster package — which has...
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Wild Boars soccer team
Sakchai Lalit/AP, file
April 30, 2019 - 10:24 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Netflix announced Tuesday it is joining with the production company for the movie "Crazy Rich Asians" to make a film about last July's dramatic rescue of 12 village boys in northern Thailand who were trapped with their soccer coach in a flooded cave for more than two weeks. Netflix...
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A woman carrying water and a baby on her back after collecting water in Beira, Mozambique, Monday, March 25, March 24, 2019.
Themba Hadebe/AP Photo
March 26, 2019 - 5:44 am
BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — Relief operations are pressing into remote areas to find survivors of the cyclone that ripped into central Mozambique, while trucks carrying aid attempt to travel a badly damaged road to the hard-hit city of Beira. The United Nations is making an emergency appeal for $282...
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People on a boat float down floodwaters that cover Washington Street in Hamburg, Iowa.
Chris Machian/Omaha World-Herald via AP
March 20, 2019 - 10:23 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As some communities along the Missouri River start to shift their focus to flood recovery after a late-winter storm, residents in two Iowa cities are stuck in crisis mode after their treatment plants shut down and left them in need of fresh water. Tanker trucks from the Iowa...
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A man stands on the edge of a collapsed bridge in Chimanimani, about 600 kilometers southeast of Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, March 18, 2019.
Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP Photo
March 19, 2019 - 8:43 am
By Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Rapidly rising floodwaters have created "an inland ocean" in Mozambique endangering scores of thousands of families, as aid organizations scramble to rescue and provide food to survivors of Cyclone Idai. Mozambique's swollen rivers have...
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India
Dreamstime
December 26, 2018 - 10:36 am
By Swati Gupta, CNN (CNN) -- Nearly two weeks after 15 miners became trapped in an illegal coal mine in northeastern India, rescue efforts to save them have been hampered by more flooding. A shaft of the illegally constructed mine was flooded in Meghalaya state on December 13, trapping the men...
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Gov. Tom Wolf tours areas in Delaware County affected by severe weather and flooding on Aug. 16, 2018.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Ian Bush
December 12, 2018 - 12:23 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — There's now federal help available for people affected by serious flooding this past August in Philadelphia, as well as in Delaware and Montgomery counties. The governor's office said low-interest loans of up to $200,000 are available to homeowners, per the Small...
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Fishtown road closures will continue.
Andrew Kramer / KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
October 29, 2018 - 10:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Water Department is now saying road closures will continue for "upwards of one month" following an Oct. 18 water main break along Girard Avenue in Fishtown. The detours have taken a toll on many businesses in the area, including 3 J's Food Market. "We...
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An unidentified family member carries Ruth Brady to safety at the Wilmington airport in Wilmington, N.C., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.
AP Photo/Steve Helber
September 18, 2018 - 11:07 am
By Chuck Burton and Martha Waggoner, Associated Press WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — With one of North Carolina's largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents as yet more people were...
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This image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as it threatens the U.S. East Coast.
NASA via AP
September 12, 2018 - 8:49 am
By Jonathan Drew and Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — People who thought they were relatively safe from the onslaught of Hurricane Florence began boarding up and Georgia's governor declared a state of emergency Wednesday as uncertainty over the path of the monster storm...
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