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Death toll in Pakistan's torrential rains rises to 134

Islamabad/Xinhua: The death toll in torrential rains that had been lashing Pakistan in separate spells since June, has risen to 134, the country's National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said in a report.

Nine dead in Indonesian capital floods

Jakarta/Xinhua: Massive floods hitting the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and its peripheral areas have killed at least nine people, a disaster mitigation agency has said Wednesday.

Monsoon rains turn millions of children’s lives ‘upside down’ across South Asia

New York, July 19 (IBNS): Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, and put the lives of millions more at risk, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which is “responding urgently”.

From drought to floods in Somalia; displacement and hunger worsen, says UN

New York, June 9 (IBNS): After four consecutive poor rainy seasons that brought Somalia to the brink of famine, the country is now seeing near-record rainfall, and with it, flooding that has already displaced hundreds of thousands of people, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday.

UN, Somali Government seek $80 million in immediate relief for flood-affected populations

New York, May 21 (IBNS): The United Nations and the Somali Government on Sunday launched a joint appeal for $80 million to provide immediate help for the people affected by recent flooding in the country’s centre and south.

Nepal floods: Death toll touches 66, 35 missing

Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IBNS): The death toll in the floods and landslides triggered by the torrential rainfall in different parts of Nepal has touched 66, media reports said.

Flooding forces Montreal to declare state of emergency, other Atlantic provinces under threat

Toronto, May 8 (IBNS): Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre declared a state of emergency in Montreal on Sunday afternoon, as flood waters continued to rise due to incessant rainfall for the past few days.