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Credoaction,Tell Congress,Dont Exploit Harvey to Gut Flood Insurance
Offbeat  (tags: Insurance, floods, republican, ethics, consumers, protection )

Ruth
- 136 days ago - act.credoaction.com
A Far Right Texan Republican is exploiting the devastation from the hurricane to push radical changes to the federal flood insurance program.Homeowners ,higher premiums & limited coverage whilst private Wall st backed insurers get free rein!How immoral !
Floods and Landslides in Sri Lanka Leave Dozens Dead
Offbeat  (tags: Sri Lanka, landslides, floods, flash floods )

Sai Krish
- 611 days ago - nytimes.com
Atleast 37 were killed in landslides and flash floods in Sril Lanka, and hundreds of thousands were displaced. Residents complained to Red Cross saying disaster management agencies failed to issue any alerts or evacuation warnings
Ancient Norman Castle Which Survived Wars of the Roses Faces Crumbling Into a River Thanks to Storm Desmond Floods
Offbeat  (tags: cockermouth castle, wars of the roses, history, floods, uk )

Scooby
- 726 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An ancient castle which is more than one thousand years and has survived the War of the Roses and multiple sieges is in danger of crumbling into a river.
Queen's Neighbour Flees 450-Year-Old Home Next to Balmoral Which Was Left Teetering on Brink By Rising Flood Waters as Storms Un
Offbeat  (tags: balmoral, castle, floods, shipwreck, uk, abergeldie castle )

Scooby
- 747 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The Queen's neighbour in Balmoral has had to leave his historic 450-year-old castle as it is threatened by rising flood waters.
Flood Victims' Homes Are Targeted By LOOTERS: Thieves Steal From Submerged Properties as Storm Frank Threatens Six Inches More R
Offbeat  (tags: north, england, yorkshire, floods, uk, thiefs, bridge )

Scooby
- 751 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Looters are targeting homes evacuated by flood victims to steal valuables such as jewellery and laptops. Householders yesterday spoke of their devastation at returning to damaged properties to discover priceless family heirlooms missing.
Freak Holiday Weather Claims 42 More Lives in the United States
Offbeat  (tags: weather, tornado, floods, snow, unusual, bad news, bizarre, pictures, devastation )

Marcia
- 752 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Tornado death toll rises and 7 are killed in Alabama and Illinois flooding. Now as balmy temperatures finally plummet, here comes the snow... This is horrible news of extreme weather in the United States over the weekend.
Tigers, Lions, Bears, Wolves and a Hippo Are on the Loose in Georgia's Capital Tbilisi After Freak Flood That Killed Eight Also
Offbeat  (tags: Georgia, zoo, floods, tigers, sad news, animals )

Scooby
- 950 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The capital of Georgia has been placed on lockdown after heavy flooding destroyed enclosures at the city's zoo allowing tigers, lions, jaguars, wolves and a hippo to escape and roam
Earth: NATURAL DISASTERS
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Avalanches, Earthquakes, Floods, Forest fires, Hurricanes, Landslides. Supervolcanoes, Tornadoes, Tsunamis, Volcanoes, Natural Disasters )

Ray
- 1124 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes are just some of the deadly hazards we are exposed to on Earth. As well as being dangerous to humans, these events shape our planet and affect where and how we live.
Cat Shadow Survives 40 Days After Floods in Jamestown, Colorado - Video
Offbeat  (tags: americans, animals, cats, floods, good news, humans, interesting, off-beat, pets, safety, society, survival, unusual )

Caree
- 1527 days ago - 9news.com
In terms of key personalities in Jamestown, no personality was stronger than Joey Howlett's. He was the heart and soul of the community. Everyone loved him. Shadow is Joey's cat who amazingly showed up after 40 days when everyone thought she was lost in -
Seals and Polar Bear Escape From Zoo After Flash Flood
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, zoos, floods )

Cher
- 2038 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Heavy rains pounded northern Minnesota on Wednesday, forcing the evacuation of dozens of homes, causing mudslides and sinkholes, and swamping a zoo where several animals died and a polar bear briefly escaped, officials said
Unseen Fight To Save Tokyo From Floods
Offbeat  (tags: Tokyo, floods, typhoon, gurrilla storm, heavy rain, prevention, concretization, asphalt, heat-island, environment, globalwarming )

Naoko
- 2287 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
With global warming and the ongoing concretization and asphalting of Tokyo exacerbating the "heat-island" effect, according to experts the city's chances are bigger than ever of being swamped either by typhoons or "guerrilla storms."
Roo Rescuer's Ordeal Brings Tears
Offbeat  (tags: kangaroos rescuer, floods, devastation, honourable man, courageous, mental health, suffering )

Simone
- 2489 days ago - smh.com.au
He was the man made famous when he was photographed carrying a kangaroo out of the swollen Bremer River at Ipswich, west of Brisbane, at the height of January's floods. But Ray Cole and his family have struggled with a series of devastating post-flood
Orphaned Baby Bats Are Rescued From Aussie Floods
Offbeat  (tags: orphaned bats, queensland, australia, rescued, floods )

Simone
- 2556 days ago - all-creatures.org
Staff at the Australian Bat Clinic and Wildlife Trauma Centre have saved 130 orphaned baby bats so far in the wake of the floods that have ravaged Queensland in past weeks.
Floods Bring Crocodile Warning in Australia
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, crocodile, floods, warning )

Trequl
- 2577 days ago - daily-sun.com
Flooding in Australia's tropical north has prompted a warning about crocodiles, with several of the reptiles spotted in swollen waterways, an official said Monday.
Floods Put the Barmah Brumbies Down for the Count
Offbeat  (tags: victoria parks, removing wild horses, floods, barmah forest, outrage )

Simone
- 2662 days ago - theage.com.au
PARKS Victoria staff have used the recent flood of the Barmah National Park, the biggest in 10 years, to count the wild horses living in the park before they are removed next year.
 

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